Strabo. De situ orbis libri XVII.

Amsterdam, Johann Janssonius junior, 1652.

12mo. 2 vols. Engraved half-title, (3)-809, (1), 41, (1) pp. 670 po. With a folding map. Contemporary vellum with handwritten spine-title. Wants ties. All edges red.


Pretty duodecimo edition in imitation of the Elzeviers. The editors, according to the preface, were Conrad Heresbach, Hieronymus Gemusaeus, Heinrich Glareanus, and Johann Hartong. Includes a map of France after the first title-page.

Insignificant worming to hinges. In all an attractive, well-preserved copy from the famous library of the Kremsmünster monastery in Upper Austria with their old handwritten ownership and stamp to title and small shelfmark label pasted to upper cover.

Graesse VI/1, 506. Schweiger I, 304. Hoffmann III, 458 ("Pretty edition").

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