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Greek literature. LUCIANO DI SAMOSATA. Opera.

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Greek literature. LUCIANO DI SAMOSATA. Opera.
 LUCIANO DI SAMOSATA. Opera, trad. I. Benedicti. Amstelodami, P. & I. Blaev, 1687

2 voll. in 8vo, 190x110 mm; full calf binding, gilt title on label at the spine. Cover printed on both volumes. Printer's mark on the titlepage. Frontispiece engraved on copper in the first volume. Most of the text on 2 columns in Greek and Latin. Woodcut initial letters. In the first volume, the lastest leaves mounted before the Index (pp. 1057-1060). In the second volume, has been mounted at the end the last 55 pages with greek text, usually added in the first volume.

Condition Report

First edition. Cfr. Brunet, III, 1207: "Edition assez rare. On doit trouver à la fin du premier et du second volume des scolies. Ces deux parties séparées ne sont pas dans tous les exemplaires" - Graesse, IV, 278: "Une des plus rares éditions". Text printed in Greek and Latin. Great was the Luciano's fortune, a Greek writer born in Samosata in Syria Commagene ca. in 125 a.D.
thu 25 June 2020
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