Godefroy’s Compilation of Latin Grammarians

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With neat marginalia and yapp edges. Just how you like it.

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Title

Godefroy’s Compilation of Latin Grammarians

Author(s)

Festus, Marcellus, Nonius, Varro

Editor(s)

GOTHOFREDUS, Dionysius

Publisher

CHOUËT, Jacobus

Place of publication

Geneva

Date of publication

1602

Binding

contemporary vellum

Full Description

Gothofredus, Dionysius (ed.): Auctores Latinae linguae in unum redacti corpus: quorum auctorum veterum & neotericorum Elenchum sequens pagina docebit adiectis notis Dionysii Gothofredi […] una cum indice generali in omnes auctores. S. Gervasii [Saint-Gervais, ie Geneva], apud Iacobum Chouët 1602

Small folio (in 8s). pp. [viii], followed by 1294 (ie 1924) columns, pp. [lxxiv], 106 columns. Woodcut title border and with one or two diagrams in the text. Occasional neat marginalia in an early hand. Contemporary blind-ruled vellum with three raised bands and yapp edges. Contains the works of the ancient grammarians Varro, Festus, Nonius Marcellus and others, edited by Denis Godefroy (1549-1621). First published in 1585, this edition also appears under the imprint of Geneva firms Pierre de la Rouiere and the heirs of Eustache Vignon. Saint-Gervais is part of the old quarter of Geneva.