Lot 983: DOLET, É. Phrases et formulæ linguæ Latinæ elegantiores. Cum praef. J. Stur
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
DOLET, É. Phrases et formulæ linguæ Latinæ elegantiores. Cum praef. J. Sturmii. Quibus adiecimus connubium adverbiorum Ciceronianorum H. Sussanaei. (Strassb., Excud. J. Ribelius), 1576. (7), 284, (8), 118 lvs. Beautiful cont. richly blindtooled pigskin over wooden brds. w. brass clasps and catches. (Old owner's entry on ti-p., first free endpaper gone. (Bind. a bit rubbed in places, slightly browned/foxed in places). Étienne Dolet (1509-46), French humanist, scholar, and printer whose 'Commentarii linguae Latinae' contributed notably to Latin scholarship. He is often described as "the first martyr of the Renaissance." - Rare, no copy in NCC. Adams, D-765.
Estimated Price: € 500