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Lot nr:903
Book nr:28791
Author:MEKERCHUS, Adolphus (van Meetkerke)
Title:De veteri et recta pronuntiatione linguae graecae commentarius
Town:Brugis Flandrorum
Publisher:Hubert Goltzius
Description:8vo, 172, [3] pp. Printer's device on title page and on last page. Title page and last page a bit soiled. Old ms. annotation on title page mentions this book is very useful for young people (libellus utilissimus juventuti). 19th century binding in half vellum, red sprinkled edges
Note:Ref. Machiels M-365 ; Adams M-1051 ; Catalogus Goltzius (1983), n? 55.
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, it was printed again by Plantin in 1576
Price:€280 - €360
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