Basle, J. Oporinus 1544.
8vo. [iix], 181 [r. 180], , [3 blank]p. and a folding table. Two astronomical woodcuts.
Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over paper boards (soiled), roll frame of foliage and figures around lozenges and daisies, evidence of four ties.
Bound with: Varro, Marcus Terentius. 116-27 B.C. De Lingua Latina libri tres. Basle, B. Westheimer 1536. 8vo. 242 [r. 240], p. Ad I: First Edition of this introduction to Aristotelian physics, the heavens and biology for Wildenberg’s students at his private high school at Culm (now Chelmno, Poland). Scattered early Latin marginalia (some pale stains). ¶Lohr, Latin Aristotle Commentaries II: 492; VD 16 G 3958. Ad II: On Latin words, their origins and use. Press corrector Michael Bentinus (c. 1495-1527) edited the text and supplied the commentary. In good condition (title soiled and stained). Provenance: Sim. Osw. Hugbald (dated 1553), Dan. Müller (1607), Hans Baumann (17th century), Eberhard comte de Sporneck (late 18th), Ad. Fallet (1818), Ed. Gogue (mid-19th), B. McKittrick (21st), you? ¶Brown, “Varro” in Catalogus translationum 4: 476; VD 16 V 422.Item #09656