Argonauticon

Argonauticon

£250.00

Description

[002836] Flacci, C. Valerii; Burmanno, Petro (Ed). Argonauticon. Leidae: Samuelem Luchtmans, 1724. Reprint. 4to. Full Calf. Good. [162], 759pp, [100].

Later full sprinkled calf with panel design, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with central lozenge tool and volute corner pieces, edges sprinkled red.

Covers with patches of abrasion, but generally in good order, small bump to centre of spine. Internally some browning, especially to endpapers and engraved title, otherwise quite bright and clean. Previous owners book plate to front pastedown. Title in red and black. Lacking the folding portrait of Burmann.

Schweiger, page 1100; Brunet V:1046; Dibdin II:516 “a clear and accurate illustration of the author .. the notes … are copious and erudite: it has also a ‘Catalogus Argonautorum’ from the ancient writers, very carefully compiled … There is also a copious ‘Index Verborum'”

£250.00