Homeri Odyssea, by HOMER.STEPHANUS, Henricus.

STEPHANUS, Henricus.

Homeri Odyssea, Cum interpretatione Lat. ad verbum, post alias omnes editiones repurgata plurimis erroribus, (& quidem crassis alicubi) partim ab Henr. Stephano, partim ab alijs ; adjecti sunt etiam Homerici Centones qui Graecè [Homerokentra] : item, Proverbialium Homeri versuum libellus. Editio Postrema diligenter recognita per I.T.P. Amsterdam, Henrici Laurentii, 1648

First edition. 8vo (145 x 125mm), pp. 803, [i], 67, [xli], with woodcut printer’s device to title, woodcut initials and ornaments, facing Greek and Latin text, slight toning, the odd ink mark, bound in contemporary vellum, yapp edges, spine a bit scratched, illegible autograph to upper board, ex-libris Joannes Cleardus(?) dated 1640 to title, light inscription ‘J. King’ to front free endpaper.

A generally clean copy of this Greek-Latin edition of Homer’s Odyssey, based, with revisions, on the editions by Henri Estienne and others. It concludes with a section in which important lines from the poem are grouped by subject

OCLC lists Illinois, Chicago and Linkoping.

Not in Brunet, Moss or Dibdin.

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