Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum & Latino-Graecum

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Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum & Latino-Graecum

SCHREVEL, Cornelius.

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Cornelius Schrevel (1608-1664) was a Dutch linguist who was headmaster of the "gymnasium" (secondary school) in Leiden. Not a scholar himself, he specialized in publishing editions of all the major Greek and Latin authors, sometimes with notes of his own but mainly reprinting commentary from others. This Lexicon was first published in 1661 but, being extremely popular, was reissued right into the 19th century.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. F. & C. Rivington et al
  • Edition: Fifteenth edition
  • Date Published: 1791
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Various paginations. 23 cm full leather binding with raised bands on spine. Spine cracked, corners bumped. Written text clear and largely unmarked. Front loose endpaper signed "Charles Buchan Anno Domini 1795" with other ink signatures. Label residue front pastedown. Next page has later signatures from 1820 and 1844 and title page, first page of "Praefatio", and "AP" are similarly signed. Two pages in "KO" loose. Text is moderately stained and thumbed.

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