New York, East
24 April 2001
[ESTIENNE, Robert, printer]. EUSEBIUS PAMPHILI. Evangelicae praeparationis, lib. XV. -- Evangelicae demonstrationis lib. X, in Greek. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1544 and 1545.
2 volumes bound in one, 2o (340 x 216 mm). Greek type. Printer's device on titles (Schreiber B1). Contemporary German blindstamped calf over wooden boards, decorated with roll-tool dated 1556, 2 brass clasps (catches missing), title lettered on fore-edge (rebacked, original spine laid down); cloth folding case. Provenance: Hoffmann, 1841 (ownership inscription); Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate).
EDITIO PRINCEPS printed in the first "grecs du roi" fount cut by Claude Garamond. Adams E-1087 and 1082; Mortimer French 220; Schreiber Estiennes 78.
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