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Latin Prize Book. Pausanias (c. AD 110-AD 180) Graeciae Descripto Accurata

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Latin Prize Book. Pausanias (c. AD 110-AD 180) Graeciae Descripto Accurata. Leipzig: Fritsch, 1696.
With a full page typographically printed presentation page, fulfilled by hand, and dated 1738, the prize awarded to Johannes Oldenhoven van Rijnveld, of the Alkmaar Gymnasium in the Netherlands, with the signature of his teacher, Bernhard Pagenstecher; bound in full tight-backed Dutch parchment over stiff boards, tooled in gilt with the arms of the school on both boards; title printed in red and black, with engraved vignette, text in double columns, Greek and Latin throughout, lacking silk ties, the binding dry, top of the spine torn with slight loss, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Leipzig, Johannes Oldenhoven van Rijnveld, teacher, Netherlands, Alkmaar Gymnasium, Bernhard Pagenstecher

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