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Vorst on Latin Style

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Vorst on Latin Style

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contemporary vellum


  • Thomas Fritsch
  • Author(s):

  • Johannes Vorst
  • Vorst (1623-1676) was a librarian, philologist and scholar

    Vorst, Johannes: De Latinitate merito suspecta, deque vitiis sermonis Latini, quae vulgo fere non animadvertuntur, liber, quem alter, De Latinitate falso suspecta, antecessit […] Lipsiae [Leipzig], apud Thomas Fritsch, 1703. 8vo. pp. [vi], 272, [viii] (index); [ii] (div. t.p.), 298, [xxii] (index). Woodcut device to title. Light waterstain to upper margin of first couple of leaves, light browning. Contemporary vellum, armorial device in oval frame stamped on upper cover (crossed keys of Leiden?) Roccoco ownership stamp of Io. Fr. Held, dated 1760 and printed from an engraved copper-plate directly on the verso of the title. Ownership signature of H.E. Georges dated 1852 to title. Front free end-paper loose. Vorst (1623-1676) was a librarian, philologist and scholar.