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ELZEVIR (Daniel). Septem Illustrium Virorum Poemata. Editio Altera, Priori auctior & emendatior.1672

Amstelodami: Danielem Elsevirium, First edition, 8vo (175 x 105 mm), [22], 504pp., printer's device (Minerva) on title page, title page printed in red and black, old French citron morocco, spine tooled in gilt, morocco label, a nice copy. Woodcut initials and tailpieces. Dedicatory address by Daniel Elsevir to Ferdinand von Fürstenberg, Prince Bishop of Paderborn, whose poems are included as well as poem by Johann Rotger Torcke and the five Italians and two Germans known as the Pleiades. Provenance: Green morocco bookplate stamped in gilt with initials 'DCD' below a Cockerell; From the library of Charles Butler (1821-1910), Warren Wood in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The majority of the library was sold at Sotheby's, London, on 5 April 1911. Willems, 1478.

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