Lot 1002: ZWOLLE -- JUSTINUS. Historiæ Philippicæ. Cum integr. comm. J. Bongarsii, F.
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
ZWOLLE -- JUSTINUS. Historiæ Philippicæ. Cum integr. comm. J. Bongarsii, F. Modii, (e.a.). Cur. A. Gronovio. Ed. 2a. Leyden, S. & J. Luchtmans, 1760. (46), xlii, 1034, (171) pp. W. engr. front. & ti.-vign. Cont. marbled cf. w. richly dec. gilt back, red label, gilt coat of arms of Zwolle on both sides, surrounded by a gilt dec. border. (Prize and ties fail, else very good). Dibdin II, 140: "These are very accurate and elegant editions, and greatly superior to all that preceded them. (…) The edition of 1760 is considered as a standard work, in which the text of the author, with select and valuable notes, is given with great purity and accuracy." - Schweiger II, 493; Spoelder, 725 (Zwolle 4).
Estimated Price: € 80