CLAUDIAN. Opera... cum annotationibus perpetuis... - Lot 37 - Daguerre

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CLAUDIAN. Opera... cum annotationibus perpetuis... - Lot 37 - Daguerre
CLAUDIAN. Opera... cum annotationibus perpetuis St. Claverii,... Adjecta est Coronis miscella, J. Parrhasii selecta, et M. An. Delrii notae... Parisiis, apud N. Buon, 1602. Two parts in 1 vol. in-4, [4 (of 6)]-270-75-9 f. (of which one blank), contemporary fawn basane, spine with 5 nerves, gilt title, sown with gilt fleur-de-lys covering the caissons and boards, the latter bordered with a gilt roulette and double fillet, gilt edges (qq. rubs and epidermis, 2 dull corners, negligent worm spot on one nerve, one guard and 2 introductory f. (index, privileges) are missing) First edition of the commentary on Claudian given by Étienne de Clavière (circa 1550 - 1622), originally from Bourges, then principal of the Collège de Sens and lawyer at the Parlement de Paris, a humanist close to Cazaubon and Scaliger. The edition was shared between three Parisian booksellers, Fouët, Buon and the widow of Guillaume Chaudière. The second part is preceded by a special title addressed to Buon. Some words formerly crossed out on p.253. A luxuriously bound copy, passed into the library of François Guizot. Provenance: Parisian Jesuit College (old ms. mention on title); François Guizot, politician and historian, 1797-1874 (ex-libris stamp on title); A. Blanchet, 1875 (sign. on one endpaper). (USTC 6016800).
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