Paris: Carolum Stephanum (Charles Estienne), 1556.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #043239
Period full calf, worn, hinges cracked, spine degraded, corners worn. Boards sewn back on some time ago to strengthen the weakening cords and are holding but loose; long, wide scrape on rear cover. Scattered foxing and toning, old stamp and stains to title, wear to final page; printers device on title, colophon on final page. Charles Estiennes impressive collection of Ciceronian Latin based in large part on Nizzoli's work, and one of the great works of the 16th century Ciceronian movement, along with Robert Estiennes 1532 thesaurus. Nizzoli had earlier published an augmented version of Robert Estienne's Linguae Latinae Thesaurus, adding many words that Robert had intentionally omitted and incurring his wrath. Lacking front blank, otherwise complete; in two columns, (vi), 1591. Adams S, 1746. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043239.