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Gronovius’ Edition of Herodotus

SKU: 7767

Gronovius’ Edition of Herodotus

Date of publication:

contemporary vellum

Johann Friedrich Gronovius


  • Samuel Lucthmans
  • Author(s):

  • Herodotus
  • Herodotus: [Greek title...] Historiarum Libri IX [...] industria Jacobi Gronovii, cuius accedunt notae […] Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], apud Samuelem Luchtmans, 1715. Folio. pp. [xx], 1000, [lvi]. With half title, additonal engraved title, letterpress title printed in red and black, and with one double-page engraved plate (facing p. 138). Parallel text in Greek and Latin. Occasional pencilled annotation in a 19th century hand. Contemporary prize vellum, arms of Leiden, somewhat worn and rebacked in late 20th century pigskin, end-papers and ribbon ties renewed. Ownership inscriptions of R.W. Blencowe dated 1809 and 1810.