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Achilles Tatius (2nd century CE) edited by Claude de Saumaise, Erotikon, sive Clitophon & Leucippes Amoribus.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Achilles Tatius (2nd century CE) edited by Claude de Saumaise, Erotikon, sive Clitophon & Leucippes Amoribus. Leiden: Hegerum, 1640.
First Saumaise edition, 12mo, engraved title, text printed in parallel Greek and Latin on facing pages, text is followed by notes, index, and errata; in a contemporary full parchment prize binding, laced case construction, yapp edges, blocked and ruled in gilt with a large coat of arms on each board; gift inscription on ffep naming the student recipient, Gualter Breman, inscribed by the presenter, Henrico Suardecronio, with his signature, as Rector, Roterdam, 1642; possibly a onetime head of the Schola Erasmiana in that city; lacking silk ties, parchment split along the front joint, spine a bit dirty, gold tooling mostly rubbed away, 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-400

*12, A-Z12, Aa-Ii12, Kk6, [unsigned bifolium: errata and blank]2.


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Claude de Saumaise, Gualter Breman, Roterdam, onetime head

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