The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

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

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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. 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.

Title

The Princeps of Maximus of Tyre

Author(s)

Cassius Maximus Tyrius

translators

Publisher

ESTIENNE, Henri

Place of publication

Geneva

Date of publication

1557

Edition

first

Binding

contemporary vellum