Comoediae undecim, graece et latine, ex Codd. Mss. emendatae: Cum Scholiis Antiquis, inter quae scholia lysistratem ex Cod. Vossiano nunc primum in lucem prodeunt. Accedunt Notae Virorum Doctorum in omnes Comoedias; inter quas nunc primum eduntur Isaaci Casauboni in equites; illustriss. Ezech Spanhemii in tres priores; et Richardi Bentleji in duas priores comoedias observationes. Omnia collegit et recensuit, notasque in novem comoedias, et quatur indices in fine adjecit. Ludolphus Kusterus. Amsterdam, Thomas Fritsch, 1710. Folio.

Bound in a fine cont. full calf with richly gilt back, 7 raised bands and red titlelabel. Both covers richly gilt, with two rectangular gilt borders inside eachother and inside the smallest, a large gilted centerpiece consisting of a crown and the godess over whom the inscription: "Pallas Minerva Sospitatrix Urbium". Front-hinge loosening, leather at back-hinge cracking, but not loose. Corners a bit bumped. Title in red/ blackwith engraved vignette. (12),XXVIII,580,(59) pp. Margins sometimes with single pencil-signs. Otherwise internally fine. Greek and latin text. With engraved bookplate of William Arthur Sixth - Duke of Portland - K.G.

Brunet I:453: "Cette belle édition, que recommandent ses notes savantes, a été longtemps fort recherchée..." Dibdin pp. 299-300: "This excellent edition, emphaticaly called "Editio Optima," contains, for the first time, some new scholia on the "Lysistrato;" some notes of Isaac Casaubon on the "Equites;" and of Spanheim and Bentley on a few of the earlier plays. P. 299, note: "Ludolph Kuster, the editor of this magnificent work..."

Order-nr.: 16638

DKK 6.000,00