Basle: 1522. Quarto; Fair; Page count collated as aa - mm iii; Black title to front cover; Remnants of label to spine; Vellum binding; Staining and rubbing to exterior, worn; Remnants of leather ties to fore edge; Text block shows slight browning to interior; Lacking title page; Front end paper has book plate of previous owner adhered to center, remnants of non-archival tape to first two end papers; wear to lower fore corner including mild fraying;.
Rockville Non-Retail Listings
Price: $1,500 save 25% $1,125
Provenance attached to rear pastedown: This book entitled "EARLY LATIN AND GREEK LEXICON" printed in Basle, Switzerland in 1522 by Valentinus Curio, has been deposited in trust in the Library of Oberlin College by Harlan F. Burket of the class of 1882 in memory of his warm, personal college friends and associates Professor Azariah Root of the class of 1884, President Henry Churchill King of the class of 1879, and Dr. Edward Increase Bosworth of the Theological class of 1886 who was my close personal college friend during the year 1881."