Argonautica, including the Greek scholia surrounding the text." | Christie's" /> APOLLONIUS RHODIUS (240-186 BC). <I>Argonauticon libri IIII.</I> [Geneva:] "Excedubat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henry Estienne], 1574. 4°. Woodcut printer's device on title, headpieces and foliated Greek initials, text in Latin and Greek (some very light browning). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with crown and cockerel motif, green silk marker (head of joints splitting, some rubbing). Adams A1316; Renouard 141; Schreiber 188: "A very important and beautifully printed edition of the <I>Argonautica</I>, including the Greek scholia surrounding the text." | Christie's
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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 647

    APOLLONIUS RHODIUS (240-186 BC). Argonauticon libri IIII. [Geneva:] "Excedubat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henry Estienne], 1574. 4°. Woodcut printer's device on title, headpieces and foliated Greek initials, text in Latin and Greek (some very light browning). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with crown and cockerel motif, green silk marker (head of joints splitting, some rubbing). Adams A1316; Renouard 141; Schreiber 188: "A very important and beautifully printed edition of the Argonautica, including the Greek scholia surrounding the text."

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    APOLLONIUS RHODIUS (240-186 BC). Argonauticon libri IIII. [Geneva:] "Excedubat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henry Estienne], 1574. 4°. Woodcut printer's device on title, headpieces and foliated Greek initials, text in Latin and Greek (some very light browning). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with crown and cockerel motif, green silk marker (head of joints splitting, some rubbing). Adams A1316; Renouard 141; Schreiber 188: "A very important and beautifully printed edition of the Argonautica, including the Greek scholia surrounding the text."


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