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Greek antiquities. LAKEMACHER. Antiquitates Graecorum.

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Description

Greek antiquities. LAKEMACHER. Antiquitates Graecorum.
  Greek antiquities. LAKEMACHER, Johann Gottfried. Antiquitates Graecorum. Helmstadii, Christ. Fried. Weygandi, 1734

8vo, 180x105 mm; contemporary full vellum binding, gilt title on label on spine. Red edges. Pp. [16], 682, [64]. Printer?s mark on titlepage. Nice woodcut initials, headpieces and endpieces. Ex Librisstucked on the insidecover. Several pages with fxing and browning, slight dampstain of humidity on the upper margin of pages. Good copy.

Condition Report

First edition. Lakemacher (1695-1736), teacher of greek, later also of oriental languages in Helmstedt. He was known for having used his knowledge of classical literature as a reference point for the interpretation of the Old Testament.