16 November 2016, 13:30 CET
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Lot 921: (ESTIENNE (Stephanus), H.). Apologeticum pro veteri ac germana linguae grae(32 views)
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(ESTIENNE (Stephanus), H.). Apologeticum pro veteri ac germana linguae graecae pronuntiatione ex hodierna Cacophonia in priscam Euphoniam facile vindicanda. Par., J. Poupy, 1580. 123, (1) pp. W. woodcut printer's mark. Mod. antique style blind tooled cf. w. raised bands. (Slightly browned/foxed, last blank (H8) lacks). First edition, second issue. A highly interesting treatise on temporary misuse of Greek. Seems to be the rarest of all the rare Estienne publications. - Fine copy of this extremely rare work. Not in Graesse, Brunet, Buisson, Maittaire, Renouard, etc. Cf. Adams, A-1321 (1579 1 copy!). Only 1 copy in NCC (KB).
Estimated Price: € 1200
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