Lindenbrogii Observationes in Ammianum Marcellinum; et in eundem Collectanea variarum lectionum. 2 volumes in 1: (VI),504 (recte 502),(49);276,(1 errata) p. 21.5 cm (Ref: VD17 0328M; Schweiger 2,3: 'Neue Rezension nach Mss, besonders trefflichen Florentiner Codex'; Dibdin I,256: 'very excellent edition, the basis of many following ones'; Moss 1,38; Ebert 527; Graesse 1,104) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printers' mark on the title, it depicts a gardener planting a tree, the motto is 'Posteritati'. Edges dyed red) (Condition: Binding soiled & scratched. 330-400 AD, was a Greek who served as a high officer in the Roman army.
APOLLODÔROU TOU ATHÊNAIOU BIBLIOTHÊKÊS, ê peri theôn BIBLIA G'. The paper quality of the second dedication is visibly better than the rest of the book, so we must conclude that the second dedication was added, and that the first should have been cancelled.
Apollodori Atheniensis Bibliotheces, sive de Diis libri tres. Perhaps it was thought to be improper to address the count of the Limousin with his christian name) (Condition: Vellum age-tanned. Paper yellowing) (Note: Is this manual a schoolbook, a popularizing work transmitting mythological knowledge, or a work of erudition? Already the Dutch 17th century classical scholar Isaac Vossius had uttered the possibility of its inauthenticity.
The manner of the narrative is a laconic and conversational prose. The German philologist Wilhelm Xylander (Holzmann), 1532-1576, was professor of Greek at Heidelberg.
He published the 'editio princeps' of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (1558), and of Antoninus Liberalis in 1568.
Antonini Liberalis transformationum congeries, interprete Guilielmo Xylandro. His only surviving work, the 'Metamorphoseon synagoge', (collection of metamorphoses) survives in a single manuscript of the later ninth century, now in the Palatine Library in Heidelberg; it contains 41 briefly summarised tales about mythical metamorphoses effected by offended deities, unique in that they are couched in prose, not verse.
Cum Thomae Munckeri notis, quibus suas adjecit Henricus Verheyk. Many of the transformations in this compilation are found nowhere else, and some may simply be inventions of Antoninus.
(in interiorem Linguae indolem & veram vocum originem reliquis grammaticis omnibus ignoratam, sese penetravisse Ammonium') (Idem, eodem) The first part consists of the work of Ammonius and several other unpublished ancient grammatici, the second part consists of Valckenaer's notes on Ammonius, and a specimen of the scholia from the 'codex Vossianus'. obviis'; Ebert 752; Graesse 1,154; Brunet 1,330: 'cette édition était la meilleure avant celle de 1832'; Spoelder, p. Gilt coat of arms of Dordrecht in the centre of the boards.
The untertaking proved to be successful, because it resulted in his appointment as professor of Greek at the University of Franeker in 1741. 205/6) (Collation: *-5*4, A-2K4; 4, A-2K4 (leaf 2K4 blank)) (Photographs on request) Book number: 130008 Euro 490,00 ANTONINUS LIBERALIS ANTÔNINOU LIBERALIS METAMORPHÔSEÔN SUNAGÔGÊ. 545: Dordrecht 2) (Details: Prize copy, including the printed prize. Backstrip panelled in gilt with repeated floral motives. Woodcut printer's mark on title: 'Tuta sub Aegide Pallas'. Greek text with facing Latin translation, notes on the lower half of the pages) (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled. All four ties gone) (Note: Antoninus Liberalis was an ancient Greek grammarian/mythographer, probably of Antonine times (AD 100 and 200).
He published the editio princeps of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (1558), and of Antoninus Liberalis in 1568.
'He made good use of the MSS accessible to him, and also gave proof of a singular acumen in the emendation of texts'. The Dutch schoolmaster Thomas Muncker, or Munckerus, was Rector of the Schola Latina of Delft from 1667 till 1680. Woodcut printer's mark of Jean Lesnier on the title, a flying eagle (? A remarkable feature of this book is the preservation of a cancelled leaf.
Ad veterum doctorum exemplaria emendati, & restituti. He was a nephew of Baldo) (Collation: A - O8) (Photographs on request) Book number: 120032 Euro 300,00 AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS. The latter edition shows also some small differences on the title, 'I. L' (Iuris Utriusque Licentiatus) is added to the name of Lindenbrog, and the impressum says 'in Bibliopolio Frobeniano', instead of 'ex Bibliopolio Frobeniano') (Provenance: On the front flyleaf the ownership entry of 'A. van Regteren Altena, Bergen') (Collation: *4 (minus leaf *4; leaf *2 blank); A-3Z4, A-2M4 (last leaf blank) (Photographs on request) (Heavy book, may require extra shipping costs) Book number: 130025 Euro 370,00 AMMONIUS. In the preface Valckenaer explains that Ammonius suffered grievous wrongs at the hand of French scholar/printer Henri Estienne who ignored his usefulness in the appendix of his celebrated 'Thesaurus Linguae Graecae' (1572), and who vexed and lacerated him in the preface of his 'De Atticae linguae seu dialecti idiomatis' (1573), and portrayed the ancient lexicographer as a careless ignoramus.