New York, East
24 April 2001
[ESTIENNE, Henri, printer]. APOLLONIUS RHODIUS. Argonauticon libri III. Geneva: Henri Estienne II, 1574.
4o (250 x 172 mm). Greek and roman types. Woodcut printer's device (Schreiber 10) on title, woodcut initials and headpieces. (Light browning throughout.) Contemporary limp vellum (light worming to upper cover, light darkening to edges and spine). Provenance: Thomas B. Criss (bookplate).
"A very important and beautifully printed edition of the Argonautica, including the Greek scholia surrounding the text, as well as 8 pages of textual notes by Estienne" (Schreiber). Adams A-1316; Renouard 1574.1 (p.141); Schreiber Estiennes 188.
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