1692 Scarce Greek Latin Vellum Book - Ancient GREEK Poets and Poems by Johannes Vorst.
Author: Johannes Vorst.
Title: Veterum poetarum Graecorum poemata, aut poematum Apospasmatia selecta : eo consilio hunc in modum congesta, ut juventus jam in scholis non unum sed plerosque omnes veteres poetas Græcos ... cognoscere possit ...
Language: Parallel text in Greek and Latin.
Publisher: Francofurti ad Viadrum : Sumptibus Ruperti Völckeri : Literis Christophori Zeitleri, 1692.
Size: 6.5 " X 4 ".
Pages: (14), 335 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining, some marginal pen annotations and underlines on ± 15 pages - as shown, old ink stamp on the title page - as shown, name of a previous 1697 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautifully illustrated title page.
The book: Scarce and nice 17th-century edition of Vorst's work on Classic Greek Poetry including Homer, Phocylides, Euripides, Aristophanes, and many more!
The author: Johannes Vorst (1623 – August 4, 1676) was a Protestant theologian of Germany. Vorst was born in Wieselburg in 1623. He studied, at Wittenberg, and was appointed in 1653 rector at Flensburg. In 1655 the Rostock University made him a licentiate of theology, and shortly afterward he was called to Berlin as rector of the Joachimsthal Gymnasium. In 1660 he resigned his position and became a librarian at the elector of Brandenburg. He died on Aug. 4, 1676.
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