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The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

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The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

Date of publication:

  • 1557
  • Binding:

  • contemporary vellum
  • Publisher:

  • Henri Estienne
  • Translator:
    Cosimo Pazzi


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  • Maximus of Tyre: [Greek title] Sermones sive Disputationes XLI. Graece nunc primum editae. [Geneva]: ex officina Henrici Stephani Parisiensis typographi. 1557

    First edition in the original Greek, followed by Archbishop Cosimo Pazzi’s Latin translation, revised and corrected by Henri Estienne.
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    Condition & Materials

    Editio princeps. 2 vols. in one. 8vo. pp. [viii], 263 (numbered 363), [i]; [xvi], 320. C and D in the second work misbound. Contemporary limp vellum, 17th century ownership inscriptions to title, later cancelled ink library stamp to free endpaper.


    Dibdin II, 232. Schreiber 141a and 141b

    Adams M-939 and M-940. Read less