Enchiridium

£275.00

Description

[000042] Epicteti; (Epictetus); Schroderus, Joannes Casparus (Ed), Enchiridium, De Hooghe, Romyn, Adrianum Beman, Delphis (Delft), 1723, Reprint, Good+. Full Vellum, 8vo. [64], 288pp. Contemporary full vellum, gilt decorated (probably later), smooth spine divided into five panels by gilt double rules, title handwritten to first panel, each panel with a central gilt tudor rose, covers bordered with gilt double fillet, double fillet panel with fleuron tool to corners, central gilt coat of arms.

Vellum slightly grubby, lacks ties, slightly rubbed, old ink stain towards foot of fore-edge of text-block, just catching page edges. Internally some light foxing to first gathering, otherwise some light browning but generally clean.

Additional engraved title, letterpress title in red and black, folding engraved plate by Romyn de Hooghe. With the notes of Gronovius, this is a reprint of Berkelius’ 1683 edition, with “some additional matter, especially in the preface” (Oldfather). Parallel Greek / Latin text. Schweiger 106, Oldfather 291

£275