18th-century brown ¼ calf with marbled boards, spine in four compartments of raised bands and gilt tooling, gilt text on two.
Fine woodcut title-border with central woodcut printer’s device.
A few stains and some light thumbstaining at the beginning, otherwise a very good copy.
P. 1148 pp.
Cordell STC 77.
This is a rare edition of the Greek dictionary by Simon Grynaeus (1493-1541), distinguished Protestant theologian and friend of Melanchthon and Erasmus. He was professor of Greek at Heidelberg and later, in 1536, moved to Basle where the dictionary was published.