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Lot nr:1148
Book nr:27814
Author:MEKERCHUS, Adolphus (van Meetkerke)
Title:De veteri et recta pronuntiatione linguae graecae commentarius
Town:Antwerpen
Publisher:Chr. Plantin
Year:1576
Description:8vo, 155, [5] pp. Plantin device on title page. Old ms. ex libris on title page. Wormholes at the end of the vol. Contemp. vellum, a bit soiled
Note:Ref. Voet 1658 ; Adams M-1052.
A rare and important treatise on the pronunciation of ancient Greek, by A. van Meetkerke, of Bruges (1527-1591), in which the author supports the 'Erasmian' system of Greek pronunciation. The book was first published in 1565 at Bruges; in the present Plantin edition Mekerchus added a Kalendarium perpetuum, in which are recorded the feast days of the Roman Catholic Church
Price:€280 - €360
Sellingprice:€320
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