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Lot nr:883
Book nr:30947
Author:MESSIA, Petrus (= MEXIA)
Title:De verscheyden lessen Petri Messiae, edelman van Sivilien
Town:Leyden
Publisher:Jan Claesz. van Dorp voor Jasper Troyen
Year:1607
Description:In-8°, 627- [12] pp ; titelvignet in houtsnede, enkele bleke waterranden, enkele bladen verbruind, enkele wormgaatjes in de binnenmarge. Gevolgd door: De Seven verscheyden Tsaemensprekinghen. Anno 1615. In-8°, 157- [1] pp. Gedrukt in gotische letters. Met fraai titelvignet in houtsnede. Gebonden in soepel vol perkament uit de tijd, ontbreekt voorste schutblad, vlekken, titel in inkt op de rug
Note:Zeldzame vertalingen uit het Spaans (Silva de varia lección), van elk deel slechts 2 ex. in STCN.
Pedro Mexia (1497-1551) was a poet, anthologist and court historian to Charles V. His most popular work was the Silva de varia leccion, first published in Seville in 1540, which was modelled on the Noctes atticae of Aulus Gellius and was reprinted 33 times in 150 years. Montaigne was familiar with the French translation
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