Joannis Scapulae Lexicon Graeco-latinum;




Excudebant Andreas et Jacobus Duncan, Academiae Typographi; impensis J. Cuthell; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme et Brown; R. Priestley; Law et Whittaker; Lackington, Allen et Soc.; S. Bagster; G. Ginger, J. Mawman; Baldwin, Cradock et Joy; J. Booker; T. Hamilton; Gale et Fenner; Rodwell et Martin; et R. Saunders; Londini.


Glasguae [Glasgow]




Ex probatis auctoribus locupletatum, cum indicibus, et graeco et latino, auctis et correctis. additum auctarium dialectorum, in tabulas compendiose redactarum. accedunt lexicon etymologicum, cum thematibus investigatu difficilioribus et anomalis. et joannis meursii glossarium contractum, hactenus desideratum. editio nova, in qua, nunc primum, vocabula ex appendice askeviana, secundum literarum seriem inseruntur. volumen primum. volumen secundum.

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TWO VOLUMES. 4to. 9 x 10.75 inches. Volumen Primum, [4] + viii + [iv] + 1966 numbered p. [i.e. 492 actual pp.]; Volumen Secundum, [ii] + numbered 1018 p. [i.e. 255 actual pp.] + [1] + 221 + [1] + 241 + [1] + 472 pp. [Total actual pp. equates to 1682 pp]. Main text in double columns, each column paginated separately. Separate half title for Jacobi Zuingeri, Hypotyposis. Entry words in Greek and Latin; titles, commentary, notes, etc. in Latin. Bound in original tree calf; spine rebacked, in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt. Inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Some age wear to boards and top edges sunned; otherwise a very good set. Vol. I has early bookseller's label of T. Muncaster, 26, Church Street, Liverpool. The 1816 Glasgow edition of the Greek-Latin dictionary of Johann Scapula (c.1540-1600), the first version of which appeared in 1580, but of this edition, in Basel in 1652. Interest in the title was revived again, 1816-20, when the Glasgow and London editions were published. The book also includes the work of some other scholars, notably Jacob Zwinger (1569-1610), of Basel, who contributed the Graecarum Dialectarum Hypotyposis and Johannes van Meurs (1574-1639), a Dutch scholar, who compiled the Glossarium Graeco-Barbarium Abbreviatum at the end. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY SET WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTQTION BEFORE ORDERING.

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