2809 - 3485 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Hinges weak; pastedowns loose; contemp. owner's entry on first free endpaper; inner margin wormholed.
- Tear in D1 repaired; repair in lower margin of m2; occas. a few sm. foxed spots. Very fine copy in an attractive binding.
= Adams P 1800; Voet 2081; SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLVII.
- Partly waterst. (incl. title-p.). Vellum sl. stained and wrinkled.
= Schweiger p.277; Graesse V, p.455.
- Second part sl. wormholed from p.120 onwards and one leaf w. tear. Otherwise fine.
= Willems 1386 ("jolie et assez peu commune"); Berghman 2122 ("Édition fort jolie et peu commune"); Rahir 1450; Copinger 3738; Dibdin II, p.360: "Printed by the Elzevirs and the only impression of the author from their press. "A very excellent and correct edition," says Harwood. (...) care must be taken that the second [part], containing the notes of Heinsius, accompany the first part. Heinsius has always been considered among the very best interpreters of Prudentius; and whoever reads the account of the materials with which this edition was furnished (...) will perceive that his text was, in all probability, up to that period, the purest of the poet."
- Waterstained throughout in upper margin; lower hinge broken; pagination erratic, but probably complete. Binding sl. soiled; corners bumped.
= Brunet IV, p.1398; Lipsius/ Leitzmann, p.340; Cf. Ciogranara 3861 (ed. 1743): "Questo è riputato il libro più complete, e più ricco in fatto di antichità Romane."
- Annots. in pen on first free endpaper; sl. foxed. Covers rubbed; waterstains on frontcover; spine-ends dam.
= Waller 1510; Scheepers II, 894: "De met noten overladen uitgaven der Lat. en Gr. schrijvers worden in dit boekje op geestige wijze geparodieerd. Het bevat den tekst van eenige Amsterd. straatliedjes met een menigte allergeleerdste Lat. aanteekeningen." The author was principal of the Latin school of Nijmegen.
- Waterstained in lower part. Backstrip darkened.
= Rahir 1834; Schweiger II, p.911: "Sauber u. gesucht".
- Upper hinge broken; prelim. lvs. (incl. title) sl. frayed; occas. sl. waterstained in outer blank margin. Upper joint broken; lower joint splitting.
= Schweiger III, p.911.
- Contemp. annots. on upper pastedown, first free endpaper and title-p.; pastedowns loose; hinges weak. Vellum sl. soiled; sm. holes in covers from former clasps(?).
= This copy was a part of the exhibition Licht Beduimeld, held in 2007 in the Royal Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. The new owner has crossed out the name of the previous owner and then wrote down ''Ex Libris Norberti Jaceps Poeta''. The annotations and references made to other editions of Tragoediae are most likely written by the first owner, who's name is crossed out. They are not written by Jaceps, who apparently bought this book second hand.
- Unobtrusively waterstained in outer blank (mostly lower) margins, worsening towards the end; new endpapers.
= Bibl. Belgica S85; Valkema Blouw 4596; Geerebaert CXXXIII, 2; Laceulle-van de Kerk 9a; Ekama 13; Waller 1540; Muller 343; De Vries 382. Rare first edition of the first Dutch translation; the 6th publication by the Haarlem printer Jan van Zuren, active 1561-1564. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLVII.
- Trifle yellowed. = Willems 1461; Rahir 1553.
- Yellowed; partly waterstained; title-p. sl. frayed, w. sm. libr. stamp and sm. hole. Recased w. new endpapers; upper and lower hinge widening.
= Cf. Brunet V, p.613 and Ebert 22092.
- Corners sl. worn; rubbed spot on frontcover. A fine copy w. ample margins.
= Leendertz 140; Geerebaert CXXXVII 5.II.b.
- Fine copy. = Geerebaert 137, IIc; Ter Meulen/ Diermanse 705.
- Lacks endpapers. = Geerebaert 137, IIc; Ter Meulen/ Diermanse 705.
- One leaf dam. in blank margin (paper flaw); old crossed-out owner's entries on title; first few lvs. waterst. in upper part; some sl. foxing. Binding dam. at extremities.
AND a mediocre copy of P. VON HARTUNG, Philippicae sive invectivaelx (...) (Eger, 1687, contemp. richly blindst. pigskin, folio. Bookblock loose; new endpapers; pigskin over covers partly dam.; lacks clasps).
- Bookplate on doublure. Brownish spotting on binding. Contents fine.
= Abbey Life 263; Tooley 410.
- Without vol. 2 and 3. Lacks the first title-p. and first textleaf (life of Coornhert); leaf 8 loose; waterstained at the very beginning (sl.) and at end (heavily). Binding worn along extremities; upper part of backstrip and corners of backcover restored/ repaired; lacks clasps and catches.
- Title-p. lacks portion w. loss of text and doubled w. thin japanese on recto; new endpapers; sl. yellowed. Spine sl. sunned.
= Reprint of the ed. 1587. Adams C2739; Voet 1047.
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; waterstained in lower margin; first 20p. lower outer corner dam.; bookblock broken.
= Reichelt 89; cat. Memento Mori, Dansen met de dood 40. Not in Oppermann etc. Rare Dutch translation of the Besonders meublirt und gezierte Todten-Capelle, oder Allgemeiner Todten-Spiegel.
BOUND WITH: Idem. De geleerde nar, of natuurlyke afbeelding van zulke geleerden (...). Durgerdam, A. Cornelis, 1752, (20),444(= 380)p. (partly wrongly numb. but complete).
= Waller 1549; Scheepers II, 1076 (both ed. 1734).
AND WITH: 1 other by the same.