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PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii… by  David Hoogstraten editor  freedman of Augustus - Hardcover - Signed - 1701 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: E74361)

PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.

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PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.

by Phaedrus, freedman of Augustus, David Hoogstraten editor

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Amsterdam: Franciscus Halma, 1701. Hardcover. Good. Engraved title page by Goerel/Boutats + 108 round copperplates on 18 full-page leaves signed I.V. Vianen (Jan van Vianen) dated 1701 + 49 woodcut initials & ornate figurative metal-cut head- & tail-pieces (some repeats but large & finely detailed).. Quarto gilt-ruled calf (rebacked in leather with original red gilt title label laid on, tips worn) All edges marbled. Engraved Title + Titlepage in red & black with metal cut vignette "In hoc signo" + [28]pp prelims +160pp (inc. at end "Appendix Fabularum a Marquardo Gudio) +[82]pp indices, 99 Fables with 9 extra scenes illustrated in great detail in 108 roundelles. Lacks folding portrait of Prince of Nassau (often omitted), Plate 18 misbound at page 50. Some staining from former damp most evident to early leaves & at end of book but hardly affecting the plates. *Most luxurious of the Dutch Phaedrus editions specially made for the Prince of Nassau (Lamb Annales Phaedriani 96, Cohen-deRicci 797-9, Landwehr 247).

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Abbey Antiquarian Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
E74361
Title
PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.
Author
Phaedrus, freedman of Augustus, David Hoogstraten editor
Illustrator
Engraved title page by Goerel/Boutats + 108 round copperplates on 18 full-page leaves signed I.V. Vianen (Jan van Vianen) dated
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Franciscus Halma
Place of Publication
Amsterdam
Date Published
1701
Keywords
fables illustrated
Bookseller catalogs
Fable and Emblem Books;

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