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LUDOLF, HIOB. Lexicon Aethiopico-Latinum . . . Accessit Authoris Grammatica [with Confessio fidei Claudii regis Aethiopiae and Liturgia S. Dioscori].  pages, 560 columns, ; , 76;  pages. 3 parts in one volume. 4to, 221x160 mm, contemporary panelled calf, white ink shelf number on spine, covers detached; occasional marginal toning and soiling, scattered minor stains, accession number on leaf after title, upper outer corner off 2C2 affecting a few letters. London: Thomas Roycroft, 1661...
first edition. The German orientalist Ludolf (1624-1704) pioneered the field of Ethiopic studies in Europe. Wing L3467, L3466, L3465; Zaunmüller 3. See also lot 281.