Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Estienne, Henri (1528 or 1531-1598)
Glossaria Duo, è Situ Vetustatis Eruta.

Geneva: Henri Estienne, 1573.

First edition, folio, [*]1 (lacking three preliminary leaves: *2-*4), a-i6, k4, l-n6, o4, p-z6, A-C6, D4; part one only of two; woodcut printer's device to title, bound in half leather, later boards; Estienne's name inked out on title (likely done when the Catholic church banned the book), and reversed with water at a later time, resulting in two washed-out ink blots; worm trails repaired in last half of text repaired with some loss,13 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.

Adams S-1770; Schreiber 182; Renouard Estienne 133:4.