Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Classical Antiquity

ARISTAENETUS. Epistolae Graecae. Cum Lat. interpret. et notis. 3a ed. emend. et auctior. Par., M. Orry, 1610. (8), 295, (1) pp. W. woodcut printer's device on ti. Text printed in Greek & Latin. Cont. cf. w. raised bands, sides ruled in gilt, w. ms. ti.-label. (Spine ends a bit dam., upper joint partly split, some chafing, old name on ti., a bit browned/foxed in places).

Translated and with commentary by Josias Mercer. First Latin translation of this collection of 50 erotic letters containing adventurous love affairs. - Rare. Hoffmann I, 20; Schweiger I, 44; Ebert 1065; Brunet I, 448. With handwritten entry by J.A. Gotti (Prof. Univ. Bologna, see Jöcher II, 1095), dated Verona 1776, gift of the Jesuit Joseph Vulp, rector at the St. Anasthasius College in Rome (see Jöcher IV, 1758).

€ 300

result € 240

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