29th Nov, 2023 10:00

Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 44

Terentius Afer (Publius), [Terence)], and others

Terentius Afer (Publius), [Terence)], and others

Comoediae, title printed in red and black with engraved portrait vignette, title slightly frayed at edge (not affecting text), a few early manuscript annotations (on a3 and pp. 164, 173 and 258) vellum, yapp edges, lacking ties, slightly stained, 4to, Frankfurt: Heringianus, 1620 § Hutchinson (Thomas, ed.) Xenophon Kyrou Paideias Bibaia Okto. Xenophontis de Cyri Institutione Libri Octo., biography of Cyrus the Great, engraved frontispiece and folding map, text in Greek and Latin, B2-B3 loose, 2X3 with loss to one corner in margin, occasional spotting, [ESTC T188065], contemporary tooled calf, modern rebacking and new endpapers, Oxford, 1727 § Tacitus (Publius Cornelius) Opera quae exstant. Iustus Lipsius quintum recensuit. Additi commentarii meliores plenioresque cum curis secundis, contemporary signature of Wenceslaus Mittendorf dated 1592 on title, contemporary calf, sides tooled in blind with central oval stamped arabesque, rebacked, worn, folio, Antwerp [i.e. Leiden], Chr. Plantin [i.e. Fr. Raphelengius], 1589 § Cluver (Philip) Antiquae Germaniae, vol. 2 only, defective, lacking title, contemporary vellum, episcopal arms to sides stamped in gilt, worn, folio, [17th century] (4)

Provenance, first item: H. Sike, signature on title, possibly Henry Sike (1668–1712), a German scholar, linguist and Orientalist in Holland and England; Sir Lister Holte 5th Bt. (1720-1770) of Aston, Warwickshire, armorial bookplate.

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