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The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

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Title:
The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

Date of publication:
1557

Binding:
contemporary vellum

Publisher(s):

  • Henri Estienne
  • Author(s):

  • Cassius Maximus Tyrius
  • Translator(s):
    Cosimo Pazzi

    Edition:
    first

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

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

    First edition in the original Greek, followed by Archbishop Cosimo Pazzi’s Latin translation, revised and corrected by Henri Estienne. Dibdin II, 232. Schreiber 141a and 141b; Adams M-939 and M-940.