Ruhkopf’s SenecaSKU: 5161
Lucius Annaeus Seneca: [...] Opera Omnia quae supersunt. Recognovit et illustravit Fridericus Ernestus Ruhkopf […] Lipsiae [Leipzig], in Libraria Weidmannia, 1797-1811
An “excellent and critical edition”, according to Dibdin, though Ruhkopf sadly never completed it. Friedrich Ernst Ruhkopf (1760-1821) was a director of the Lyzeums of Hanover and a member of the royal society of the sciences in Goettingen. Read more
Condition & Materials
5 vols. 8vo (all published). pp. xviii, 590; xviii, 372; [ii], 438; xxxii, 414, [ii]; xviii, 452. Handsome late nineteenth-century crimson half morocco, gilt.
Armorial bookplate of Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, the 14th Earl of Derby, three times Prime Minister, and translator of Homer.
Dibdin, Introduction to rare and valuable editions of the Greek and Latin classics, II, 400. Read less