Lot 957: PLINIUS SECUNDUS. Epistolarum libri X. Rec. suisque animadv. illustr. G. Co
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
PLINIUS SECUNDUS. Epistolarum libri X. Rec. suisque animadv. illustr. G. Cortius & P.D. Longolius. Amst., Janssonius-Van Waesbergen, 1734. (48), 846, (120) pp. W. engr. front. & engr. ti-vign. 4°. Cont. mottled cf. w. richly dec. gilt back. (Bind. a bit chafed/rubbed, slightly browned/foxed in places). Cortius died before the work could be finished, Longolius, his pupil, took over from the 33rd letter of the 10th book. The index is the first complete one to Plinius Minor. - Fine copy. Graesse V, 348; Dibdin II, 332: "A very critical and elaborate edition, (…)"; Schweiger II, 809.
Estimated Price: € 200