Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 42

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DALE, ANTHONY VAN. De oraculis ethnicorum dissertationes duae . . . Accedit et schediasma de consecrationibus ethnicis. Etched additional title and folding plate by Romeyn de Hooghe. [32], 510, [15] pages, including the additional title. 8vo, 158x95 mm, contemporary mottled calf gilt, bottom of spine chipped, front joint partly cracked; light dampstaining in lower outer corners through most of volume. Amsterdam: apud Henricum & viduam Theodori Boom, 1683

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first edition of a work debunking the oracles of ancient Greece and Rome. Thorndike VIII, 477 note.