Provenance: some faint contemporary annotation. Adams A1187; Renouard p.126; Schreiber 159: "Henri Estienne's important edition of the Greek Anthology, which provided a much better text than any of its predecessors." " /> <I>Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum veterum, in septem libros divisum, Magno epigrammatu numero & duobus indicibus auctu.</I> [Geneva:] "Excudebat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henri Estienee] "illustris viri Drichi Fuggeri typographus," 1566. 8°. Woodcut printer's device on title, text in Greek (marginal repairs to title, some very light browning and spotting). Later red armorial morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed). <I>Provenance</I>: some faint contemporary annotation. Adams A1187; Renouard p.126; Schreiber 159: "Henri Estienne's important edition of the <I>Greek Anthology</I>, which provided a much better text than any of its predecessors." | Christie's
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    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 674

    Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum veterum, in septem libros divisum, Magno epigrammatu numero & duobus indicibus auctu. [Geneva:] "Excudebat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henri Estienee] "illustris viri Drichi Fuggeri typographus," 1566. 8°. Woodcut printer's device on title, text in Greek (marginal repairs to title, some very light browning and spotting). Later red armorial morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: some faint contemporary annotation. Adams A1187; Renouard p.126; Schreiber 159: "Henri Estienne's important edition of the Greek Anthology, which provided a much better text than any of its predecessors."

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    Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum veterum, in septem libros divisum, Magno epigrammatu numero & duobus indicibus auctu. [Geneva:] "Excudebat Henricus Stephanus" [ie. Henri Estienee] "illustris viri Drichi Fuggeri typographus," 1566. 8°. Woodcut printer's device on title, text in Greek (marginal repairs to title, some very light browning and spotting). Later red armorial morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: some faint contemporary annotation. Adams A1187; Renouard p.126; Schreiber 159: "Henri Estienne's important edition of the Greek Anthology, which provided a much better text than any of its predecessors."


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