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Joseph Justus Scaliger, 1740  

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Scaligerana, Thuana, Perroniana, Pithoniana, et Colomesiana

Scaliger, J.J.


Chez Coyens & Mortier



[xiv], 628, [1] pp. Title page printed in black & red.  (8vo) 17x9 cm (6¾x4"), period full calf, spine with raised bands, morocco spine label lettered in gilt. 

Joseph Justus Scaliger was a French religious leader and scholar, known for expanding the notion of classical history from Greek and ancient Roman history to include Persian, Babylonian, Jewish and ancient Egyptian history. He spent the last sixteen years of his life in the Netherlands. With decorative bookplates on the pastedowns.

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Wear and rubbing to calf with a bit of loss at spine ends, vertial creasing to spine, spine label well worn; interior sound; very good.

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