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SAXIUS,Chr. Christophori Saxii Tabulae Genealogicae, sive stemmata Deorum, Regum, Principum, Virorum illustrium, qui per id tempus, quod Varroni Mythicum dicitur, vel vixisse, vel populis, a se nominatis, ortum dedisse vulgo creduntur. Ad fidem Hesiodi, Apollodori, Hygini, & aliorum sic contexta, ut pervetus rerum memoria, civitatum diversarum, inprimis Graecarum propagines, scriptorumque annales, & poëtarum carmina probabiliter intelligi possint. Utrecht (Trajecti ad Rhenum), Apud A. van Paddenburg, & J.M. van Vloten, n.d. (1783). (Colophon: 'Literis Reersianis, 1783') Folio. 27 double-page stemmata; 4 leaves. Modern boards. 41 cm (Ref: 195447107) (Condition: Tasteless modern binding. The back is soiled, and on it is written 'stemmata regum'. Book plate on the front pastedown. Small piece at the tip of the upper corner of the last leaf torn off) (Note: The German classical scholar Christoph Gottlob ...

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SCALIGER,J.J.
SCALIGER,J.J.
SCALIGER,J.J.

SCALIGER,J.J. Illustriss. viri Iosephi Scaligeri, Iulii Caes. à Burden F. Epistolae omnes quae reperiri potuerunt, nunc primum collectae ac editae. Caeteris praefixa est ea quae est De gente Scaligera; in qua de autoris vita; & sub finem Danielis Heinsii De morte eius altera. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Bonaventurae & Abrahami Elzevir, 1627. (XXIV),887,(1 blank) p. Calf 18 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 840010095; Willems 288; Berghman 1393; Rahir 253; Smitskamp Scaliger Collection 166; Graesse 6/1, 289; Ebert 20438) (Details: Back with 5 raised bands. Gilt letterpiece in the second compartment. Boards blind tooled with double fillet. Elsevier's printer's mark on the title, depicting an old man who stands in the shade of a vine- elmtree, symbolising the symbiotic relationship between scholar and publisher; the motto: 'Non solus', probably indicates the interdependency of publisher and scholar) (Condition: Head of the spine ...

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SCALIGER,J.J.  HEINSIUS,D.
SCALIGER,J.J.  HEINSIUS,D.

SCALIGER,J.J.- HEINSIUS,D. Satirae duae, Hercules tuam fidem sive Munsterus Hypobolimaeus, et Virgula divina. Cum brevioribus annotatiunculis, quibus nonnulla in rudiorum gratiam illustrantur. Accessit his accurata Burdonum Fabulae confutatio, quibus alia nonnula hac editione accedunt. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1617. (Colophon at the end: 'Lugduni Batavorum, Typis Isaaci Elsevirii, anno 1617') 12mo. (XXIV),619 (recte 529),(20),(3 blank) p. Overlapping vellum 13 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 832983446; USTC 1028202; Willems 123; Rahir 99; Berghman 1329 Graesse 6/1, 273/274; Not in Smitskamp's 'The Scaliger Collection', but it does figure in its list of Scaliger editions, p. 120) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Manuscript title on the back. The first Elzevier edition in small format) (Condition: Vellum age-toned and soiled. Front hinge cracking. Front flyleaf worn and inscribed. Title ...

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SCALIGER,J.J.- Prima Scaligerana, nusquam antehac edita, cum praefatione T. Fabri. Utrecht (Ultrajecti), Apud Petrum Elzevirium, 1670. 8vo. (X),101,(1 blank) p. Modern half vellum 16 cm (Ref: Willems 1605: one of the few Elzevier-editions from Utrecht; Rahir 1782; Berghman 1339; Not in the 'Scaliger Collection', Smitskamp, Leiden 1993, only mentioned in the register, p. 128. Not in Brunet, Graesse or Ebert) (Details: Boards with marbled paper. Woodcut printer's mark on title, depicting a celestial sphere) (Condition: Small stamp on the title) (Note: The place of Josephus Justus Scaliger, 1549-1609, in the history of classical scholarship is royal. His preeminence is best understood from the entry which the French classicist Isaac Casaubon made in his diary after the death of this great man: 'Exstincta est illa seculi nostri lampas, lumen litterarum, decus Galliae, ornamentum unicum Europae'. His erudition was ...

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SCALIGER,J.J.
SCALIGER,J.J.
SCALIGER,J.J.

SCALIGER,J.J.- Prima Scaligerana, nusquam antehac edita, cum praefatione T. Fabri. Utrecht (Ultrajecti), Apud Petrum Elzevirium, 1670. 8vo. (X),101,(1 blank) p. 19th century marbled boards. 15.5 cm (Ref: Willems 1605: one of the few Elzevier-editions from Utrecht; Rahir 1782; Berghman 1339; Not in the 'Scaliger Collection', Smitskamp, Leiden 1993, only mentioned in the register, p. 128) (Details: Marbled endpapers; woodcut printer's mark on the title) (Condition: Head & tail of the spine chafed. Joints starting to split. Some faint pencil marks in in a few margins) (Note: The place of Josephus Justus Scaliger, 1549-1609, in the history of classical scholarship is royal. His preeminence is best understood from the entry which the French classicist Isaac Casaubon made in his diary after the death of this great man: 'Exstincta est illa seculi nostri lampas, lumen litterarum, decus Galliae, ornamentum unicum Europae'. ...

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SCYMNUS.
SCYMNUS.
SCYMNUS.

SCYMNUS. Marciani Heracleotae PERIÊGÊSIS, seu Orbis descriptio, cum interpretatione latina ad verbum, & notis Erasmi Pauli F. Vindingii. Copenhagen (Hafniae), Literis Henrici Gödiani Reg. & Academ. typographi, 1662. 8vo. (I),30,(1);(36) leaves. Calf 15 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 2,580; Schweiger 1,204; Graesse 4,384; Ebert 13049; Brunet 3,1403) (Details: Back skillfully repaired in antique style, with 5 raised bands. Boards with double fillet gilt borders. Marbled endpapers) (Condition: Edges of boards worn, corners bumped. A bookplate on the front pastedown) (Note: The Periegesis ad Nicomedem regem is a didacted poem in iambic verse that is falsely attributed here to the ancient geographer Marcianus Heracleota (Heracleensis), and that was later known, though again without any foundation, under the name of Scymnus Chius. Nowadays it goes under the name of Pseudo-Scymnus. Marcianus Heracleota lived in ...

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SECTANUS,Q., L. SERGARDI.
SECTANUS,Q., L. SERGARDI.
SECTANUS,Q., L. SERGARDI.
SECTANUS,Q., L. SERGARDI.

SECTANUS,Q., L. SERGARDI. Q. Sectani Satyrae in Phylodemum. Cum notis variorum. Köln (Coloniae), Apud J. Selliba, 1698. 8vo. 164,(1),(1 blank) p. Vellum 15 cm Among the best ever written by a modern Latinist (Ref: VD17 14:702097T; Sandys 2,281; IJsewijn, Companion, 1,64; cf. Willems 2170; Brunet 5,256; Graesse 6,338; Ebert 20778) (Details: This edition of the satyres of Sectanus was issued with 2 different titles; the title most found is: 'Satyrae, XIX, in Phylodemum, cum notis variorum'. The content is exactly the same, apart from the title. The title without 'cum notis variorum' seems rare. The publisher probably decided, having printed a number of copies, that the book would sell better with the addition 'cum notis variorum'. The imprint on the title is according to VD17 probably false; The book was probably printed in Lucca) (Condition: Vellum soiled. Head of the spine damaged. Both inner ...

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SECUNDUS, JANUS. Iohannis Secundi Opera. Accurate recognita, ex museo P. Scriverii. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1631. (Colophon at the end: 'Impressa Lugduni Batavorum, in nova officina typographica Wilhelmi Christiani, 1631') 12mo. XXVIII,384 (recte 382),(1 colophon),(1 blank) p. Vellum. 13.5 cm 'The kissing poet' (Ref: STCN ppn 833698613; Brunet 5,257; Willems 1669; Graesse 6,339; Ebert 20786) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Short title in ink on the back. Engraved title with the portrait of the first love of the neolatin poet Janus Secundus, Julia, locked within a kind of medallion and surrounded by 2 cornucopiae; the text reads: 'Vatis amatoris Iulia sculpta manu', i.e. 'a portrait sculped by the hand of the author'. On p. *10 verso an almost full-page engraved portrait of Janus Secundus himself, holding in his hand the medal or medallion he made with the portrait of ...

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SECUNDUS, JANUS.
SECUNDUS, JANUS.
SECUNDUS, JANUS.

SECUNDUS, JANUS. Ioannis Secundi opera. Accurate recognita ex Museo P. Scriverii. (Editio tertia). Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Franciscum Moyaert 1651. 12mo. (XXVIII),366 (recte 368) p. Overlapping vellum 13.5 cm (Ref: Willems 1669; Graesse 6/1,339) (Details: Five thongs laced through the joints. Engraved title: two amores looking up at a medal with a portrait of Julia, the first love of Janus Secundus; the legend reads: 'Vatis amatoris Iulia sculpta manu', i.e. a portrait sculped by the hand of the author; leaf *8 bears the engraved portrait of Janus Secundus himself, holding in his hand a medal with the portrait of Julia; underneath the portrait a 4 line poem by his brother Hadrianus Marius) (Condition: Very small pear-shape hole (8x5 mm) near the head of the spine. Front flyleaf gone; nevertheless a handsome copy) (Note: The Dutch neolatin poet Janus Secundus Nicolai Hagiensis, was born on the 15th of ...

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SECUNDUS, JANUS. Joannis Secundi opera. Paris (Parisiis), Sumtibus Societatis, 1748. 12mo. (II),382,(1 corrigenda) p., portrait. Vellum 14.5 cm (Ref: cf. Willems 1669) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. An engraved portrait on the title of the first love of Janus Secundus, Julia, locked within a kind of medallion and surrounded by 2 cornucopiae; the text reads: Vatis amatoris Iulia sculpta manu, i.e. a portrait sculped by the hand of the author; opposite the title is a full-page engraved portrait of Janus Secundus himself, holding in his hand the medal or medallion he made with the portrait of Julia; underneath the portrait a 4 line poem by his brother Hadrianus Marius) (Condition: Binding soiled. Old ownership entry on the first flyleaf. Outer margin of the portrait & the title thumbed. Paper yellowing) (Note: The Dutch neolatin poet Janus Secundus Nicolai Hagiensis, was born on the 15th of ...

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SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.

SENECA. L. & M. Annaei Senecae atque aliorum Tragoediae. Animadversionibus et notis marginalibus fideliter emendatae atque illustratae. Cum indice locupletissimo. Cura et industria Thomae Farnabii. Cum gratia & privilegio Sacr. Caesar. Majest. Frankfurt (Francfurti), Impensis Ioannis Stoeckle, Librarii ibid., 1625. 8vo. (XVI),481,(3),(58 index) p. Modern hardback 17 cm (Ref: VD17 23:284078M; Schweiger 2, 939/40; Graesse 6/1, 358/59; Ebert 20934; cf. Brunet 5,286) (Details: Second half 20th century binding. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a man climbing a steep rock, on top of which sits an eagle on a nest; the motto: 'Nulla est via invia virtuti') (Condition: Title slightly soiled. Small name on the title. The blank upper margin of the title has been cut off and repaired with a strip of paper. Paper yellowing) (Note: The English classical scholar Thomas Farnaby, latinized as Thomas ...

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SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.
SENECA.

SENECA. L. Annaei Senecae Opera quae extant omnia, a Iusto Lipsio emendata et scholiis illustrata. Editio quarta, atque ab ultima Lipsi manu. Aucta Liberti Fromondi scholiis ad Quaestiones Naturales, & Ludum de morte Claudii Caesaris, quibus in hac editione accedunt eiusdem Liberti Fromondi ad Quaestiones Naturales excursus novi. Antwerp (Antverpiae), Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1652. Folio. (XVI),XXXVI,911,(1 blank) p.; portrait of Lipsius; engraved title; a bust of Seneca, and a plate of Seneca standing in a tub, both plates by C. Galle after Rubens. Calf 41 cm. (Ref: STCV: 6608951; Schweiger 2,902: 'Gesuchteste Ausgabe des Lipsius, aber nicht weiter als Wiederholung der von 1632'; Brunet 5,276/77: 'Édition estimée. Les 3 premières éditions, Antverpiae, ex off. Platiniana, 1605, 1615 et 1632 sont moins complètes.'; Dibdin 2,397: 'excellent notes of Lipsius'; ...

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SENECA.  GRONOVIUS,J.F.
SENECA.  GRONOVIUS,J.F.

SENECA.- GRONOVIUS,J.F. Joh. Fred. Gronovii Ad L. & M. Annaeos Senecas Notae. Amsterdam (Amsterlodami), Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios, 1658. 12mo. (XXIV),490,(25 index),(1 blank) p. Overlapping vellum 14 cm (Ref: Willems 1228; Berghman 1280; Rahir 1257; Copinger 1974; Schweiger 2,912) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printer's mark of Louis and Daniel Elzevier on the title, depicting Minerva under an olive tree. She holds a banner with the motto: 'Ne extra oleas', to be understood as 'Stay within the bounds of wisdom'. The Amsterdam Elseviers Louis and Daniel Elsevier produced more than 600 editions, and 256 of them have this motto 'ne extra oleas'. It seems more or less the equivalent of the printer's mark (a philosopher under an olive tree) and the motto of the famous French scholar/printer Robertus Stephanus 'noli altum sapere', 'Be not high-minded'. ...

€ 225,00
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SILIUS ITALICUS.
SILIUS ITALICUS.
SILIUS ITALICUS.
SILIUS ITALICUS.
SILIUS ITALICUS.

SILIUS ITALICUS. Caji Silii Italici Punicorum libri septemdecim. Cum excerptis ex Francisci Modii, novantiquis lectionibus, et Casp. Barthii adversariis, tum Danielis Heinsii crepundiis Silianis, et postumis notis Nicolai Heinsii, nunc primum editis, curante Arnoldo Drakenborch, cujus etiam annotationes passim additae sunt. Utrecht (Trajecti ad Rhenum), Apud Guilielmum vande Water, Academ. Typogr., 1717. 4to. (XXXII),880,(26 index) p.; frontispiece, 8 plates. Calf 25 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 213091291; Schweiger 2,955; Dibdin 2,406: 'celebrated and elaborate edition'; Brunet 5,383; 'une des meilleurs éditions que l'on ait de ce poëme'; Fabricius/Ernesti 2,177: 'subiiciuntur copiosae et eruditae Drakenborchii ipsius observationes'; Graesse 6/1,405; Ebert 21230: 'sehr gesucht'; Spoelder Nijmegen 6, p. 657) (Details: Prize copy, without the prize. Back gilt, and a red shield in the second compartment. ...

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SLEIDANUS,I.
SLEIDANUS,I.

SLEIDANUS,I. I. Sleidani De quatuor summis imperiis libri tres; Postrema editione hac accurate recogniti. Amsterdam (Amsterodami), Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, n.d. (between 1631 and 1664) 8vo. 309,(24),(1 blank) p. 12mo. Vellum 12 cm (Details: Back with 4 raised bands. Two thongs laced through the joints. Engraved title, depicting some mythological figures, and a small portrait of Alexander the Great) (Condition: Vellum age-toned. Front flyleaf gone. Three pinpoint holes on the rear joint. A small tear in lower margin of title, which is thumbed. Paper foxed, and with some brown stains. One old ink annotation) (Note: The German humanist, diplomat and historian Johannes Sleidanus (Sledanus, Sleidan), was born between 1506 and 1508 in Schleiden, (hence his name), a city South of Cologne. He is best known for his 'De statu religionis et reipublicae Carolo Quinto Caesare Commentarii', published in 1555, which made him the historian of ...

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SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.

SOPHOCLES. SOPHOKLÊS. Sophoclis Tragoediae VII. Ex adverso respondet latina interpretatio, in qua verbum verbo reddidit Vitus Winsemius (VVinsemius). Carminum ratio ex Gul. Cantero diligenter observata, additis eius in totum Sophoclem notis. Heidelberg (Heidelbergae), Apud Hieronymum Commelinum, 1597. 8vo. 16 p., p. (3-5),6-701 (recte 699),(1 blank) Half vellum. 16.5 cm. 'Canter opened a new era of the tragic poets of Greece' (Ref: VD16 S 7039; Hoffmann 3,415: 'In dieser Ausgabe Canters fehlen dessen Bemerkungen'; Moss 2,598; Graesse 6,440; Ebert 21463) (Details: 2 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a woman, the naked truth, seated on a cubus, and holding a radiant sun in her right hand; in her left hand she holds an opened book and a palm leaf; her feet rest on the globe; the garland of fruit which surrounds her shows a ribbon with the text in Greek: ...

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SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.

SOPHOCLES. SOPHOKLEOUS HAI HEPTA TRAGÔDIAI. Sophoclis Tragoediae septem. Una cum omnibus graecis scholiis, & latina Viti VVinsemij ad verbum interpretatione. Quibus accesserunt Ioachimi Camerarij, necnon Henrici Stephani annotationes. Una cum indice sententiarum Sophoclearum. No place (Geneva), Excudebat Paulus Stephanus, 1603. 4to. (VIII),788,31,(1 blank);51,(1 blank), 202,(6 index) p. Overlapping vellum 24 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 3,415; Renouard, p. 197, Paulus Stephanus 11; Brunet 5,447; Moss 2,597; Graesse 6/1,440; Ebert 21464) (Details: Greek text and Latin translation. Woodcut printer's Olive tree device of the Stephanus family on the title, motto: 'Noli altum sapere', short for 'Noli altum sapere, sed time', in English 'Donot be high-minded, but fear'. (Epistola Beati Pauli ad Romanos 11,20) Edges dyed red. Woodcut initials. The first 788 pages contain the Greek text, a Latin translation, and the ...

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SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOCLES.

SOPHOCLES. Tragédies grecques de Sophocle, traduites en françois, avec des notes critiques, & un examen de chaque piece selon les règles du Théatre. Par Monsieur D'Acier. Paris, Chez Claude Barbin, 1693. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, (X),324 p. Vellum 16.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 3,428; Schweiger 1,298; Moss 2,609; Ebert 21521; Graesse 6/1,447; cf. Neue Pauly Suppl. 2, p. 554 for the edition of 1692) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints.The frontispiece depicts the tragic poet, in the background a scene on a stage. Title in red and black. Prose translation of the Oedipus Rex and the Electra. At the end of each play ca. 60 pages filled with 'remarques') (Condition: Small inkstain on the frontcover) (Note: The French scholar André Dacier, 1651-1722, was the first Frenchman to translate a Greek tragedy in 120 years! The latest translated tragedy dates from 1573, an ...

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SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.
SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.
SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.
SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.
SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.
SOPHOCLES.  CAMERARIUS,J.

SOPHOCLES.- CAMERARIUS,J. Commentatio explicationum omnium tragoediarum Sophoclis, cum exemplo duplicis conversionis Ioachimi Camerarii Pabepergensis. Accessit rerum & verborum in his praecipue notatu dignarum copiosus index. Cum Caes. ac Regiae Maiestratum gratia & privilegio ad annos decem. Basel (Basileae), per Ioannem Oporinum, 1556. (Colophon at the end: 'Basileae, Ex Officina Ioannis Oporini, Anno Salutis humanae 1556, mense Augusto) 8vo. 515,(37 index) p. Pigskin over wooden boards. 19 cm (Ref: VD16 S 7043; GG (Griechischer Geist aus Basler Presse) 203; Hoffmann 3,424; Moss 2,605 (with the incorrect date 1534); Graesse 6/1,442) (Details: Back with 3 raised bands. Boards decorated with 2 rows of blind-stamped rolls, both comprising floral motives and small portraits of biblical figures, e.g. King David, (harp) and portraits of Renaissance scholars, e.g. Erasmus; some portraits are accompanied by short texts which are ...

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STATIUS.
STATIUS.
STATIUS.
STATIUS.

STATIUS. P. Papinii Statii Opera ex recensione et cum notis I. Frederici Gronovii. Amsterdam (Amsterodami)., Typis Ludovici Elzevirii, Sumptibus Societatis, 1653. 16mo. (VIII),424 p. Overlapping vellum 12 cm (Ref: Willems 1166; Bergman 2139; Rahir 1189; Copinger 4491; Schweiger 2,965; Dibdin 2,424; Fabricius/Ernesti 2,335; Moss 2,612; Ebert 21682: 'mit grossem Scharfblick und nach guten Hülfsmitteln verbessert'; Graesse 6,480) (Details: 5 thongs through the joints. Engraved title: a battle scene from the Thebaid, the city of Thebes is in the background, the poet in front) (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled. Small owner's inscription on the title) (Note: His fluent and highly polished verse brought the Roman poet Publius Papinius Statius, ca. A.D. 45-96, to the court of the Roman emperor Domitianus. He is best known for his epic, the 'Thebaid', which tells the story of the civil war between the sons of Oedipus, ...

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