Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Estienne, Robert (1503-1559)
Alphabetum Graecum.

Paris: Roberti Stephani Typographi Regii, 1543.

First edition, octavo, A-B8; woodcut device to title page, text in Greek and Latin throughout, rare, not in Schreiber or Renouard; bound in later patterned paper over thin boards, somewhat dusty, very narrow spine cracked at head and tail, 7 x 4 1/4 in.

This Greek primer was printed with Claude Garamond's first font of Greek type, the elegant Grecs du Roi.