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Demetrius of Phaleron, De Elocutione, in Greek

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Victorius, Petrus (ed.) (1555) Demetrius of Phaleron, De Elocutione, in Greek. [Image]

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Demetrius of Phaleron, De Elocutione, in Greek, ed. Petrus Victorius (Pietro Vettori). Pr. Guillaume Morel, ‘royal typographer for Greek texts’, Paris, December 1555. Bound with (2) select works of Dionysius of Halicarnassus in Greek, pr. Carolus Stephanus (Charles Estienne), Lyon, 1554, and (3), select works of Dionysius translated into Latin by Stanislaus Ilovius, with commentary by Ilovius and Franciscus Robortellus, pr. Robertus Stephanus (Robert Estienne), Lyon, 1556. With an introductory letter from the editor to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, dated 1552. Printed using a very beautiful Greek font. The displayed opening shows a ‘modern’ feature of this edition: the ‘apparatus’ listing alternative readings to the edited text, taken from an ‘ancient manuscript’. With the bookplate of Mahinda College, Galle, Ceylon. Owned by F. L. Woodward; presented to the University Library by his executors, September 1952. Cent Rare PA 3948 .D5 1555.

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Keywords: Pietro Vettori, Guillaume Morel, Paris, printer, Carolus Stephanus, Charles Estienne, Lyon, Robertus Stephanus, Robert Estienne, printer's mark, printer's device, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, F.L. Woodward, University of Tasmania
Publisher: Printed by Guillaume Morel
Date Deposited: 13 May 2009 06:51
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:59
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/8690
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