Lot 119 of 338:
Latin-English dictionary in pigskin binding, 1602  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
M. Balthasari Garthii Theol. Lexicon LatinograecumKekalligraphemenon, Linguae Graecae Tyronibus facilimum, utilissimum, & certissimum... Nunc Primum M. Helvico Garthio...
Author:
Garth, Balthasar
Place:
Francofurti [Frankfurt am Main ]
Publisher:
Prodit e nobilis Francofurti Paltheniana
Date:
1602
Description:

[8],  870 pp. Text in Greek and Latin, in 2 columns. (8vo) 15.8x9.3 cm (6¼x3¼"), period full pigskin tooled in blind, remains of clasps. 

Early 17th century Latin-Greek dictionary. The tooled pigskin binding features the heads of various scholarly-looking personages. This is the first of several early 17th century editions listed in OCLC, with only two copies located, in Germany and Switzerland. Lacking the final leaf, Iii4, apparently a blank. Early ink notations on pastedowns.

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Condition:
Covers with some rubbing and darkening; contents with moderate discoloration and some staining; very good overall.
 
Item number:
305792
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