Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 469
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
DIOGENES LAERTIUS. De vitis, dogmatis & apophthegmatis eorum qui in philosophia claruerunt, libri X. Greek text with Latin translation by Ambrogio Traversari and notes by Henri Estienne. 8, 494, [2]; 40, 432 pages, including blank H8. 2 parts in one volume. 8vo, 173x106 mm, old limp vellum, worn, lacking ties, rear joint cracked at bottom; scattered marginal foxing, occasional early underscoring and marginalia, soiling and defaced early inscriptions on title, front free endpaper lacking, split between last leaf and rear free endpaper. Signature of Joh. Ansorge dated St. Louis, Mo., 1873. [Geneva]: Henricus Stephanus, 1570

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Second edition, after the first of 1533, of the original Greek text of the first history of early Greek philosophy. Traversari's translation was first published circa 1472. GLN-2405; Hoffmann I, 565; Schreiber 178.