Vorst on Latin StyleSKU: 7696
Vorst, Johannes: De Latinitate merito suspecta, deque vitiis sermonis Latini, quae vulgo fere non animadvertuntur, liber, quem alter, De Latinitate falso suspecta, antecessit […] Lipsiae [Leipzig], apud Thomas Fritsch, 1703
Vorst (1623-1676) was a librarian, philologist and scholar.
Condition & Materials
8vo. pp. [vi], 272, [viii] (index); [ii] (div. t.p.), 298, [xxii] (index). Woodcut device to title. Light waterstain to upper margin of first couple of leaves, light browning. Contemporary vellum, armorial device in oval frame stamped on upper cover (crossed keys of Leiden?)
Roccoco ownership stamp of Io. Fr. Held, dated 1760 and printed from an engraved copper-plate directly on the verso of the title. Ownership signature of H.E. Georges dated 1852 to title. Front free end-paper loose. Read less