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Callimachus. Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) & Epigrammata, edited by Henri Estienne and Nicodemus Frischlin, collation: ¶, ¶¶4 a-i aa-rr4, Roman, Greek and italic type, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, lacking final blank, sigs. aa-ii misbound after sig. rr, title lightly browned, a few patches of light browning elsewhere, occasional spotting, modern calf, earlier red morocco label to spine, slightly marked, 4to (259 x 173 mm.), [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1577.
⁂ The first critical edition of Callimachus, with the editio princeps of the Epigrams. 'The basis for all subsequent editions' (Hoffmann).
Literature: Adams C232; Hoffmann I, 428; Renouard, Estienne, 145:3.

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Callimachus. Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) &

Estimate £350 - £450Mar 30, 2017
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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