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Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz (1595-1640) The Odes of Casimire.

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3117B
Lot:
157
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz (1595-1640) The Odes of Casimire. London: Printed by T.W. for Humphrey Moseley, at the signe of the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-yard, 1646. First edition in English, translation by G. Hills, added engraved title and typographical explanation of engraving present, along with typographical title by ; rare, no auction sales since 1965; bound in modern dark morocco by Philip Dusel, ornately gilt tooled over both boards and spine in 18th century style, with marbled endleaves, contemporary inscriptions to ffep dated 1650, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.

Sarbiewski was a Jesuit prienst from Warsaw and one of the most important neo-Latin poets of the 17th century. He was especially admired in Great Britain.

A6, B-G12.
http://estc.bl.uk/R210098

Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Humphrey Moseley, Maciej Kazimierz, Philip Dusel, Casimir, Maciej, London, Warsaw, United Kingdom

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