Curiae Regnitianae (Hof), G.I. Püttner, 1739. Large 8vo. 2 contemp. full calf. Richly gilt backs. With small nicks to spine ends. Slightly rubbed. 77,1234 pp. + Indices. 26 portrait-engravings in the text. Greek and Latin text in columns. Printed on good paper, clean.
This copy of Diogenes' extant compendium on the lives and doctrines of the ancient philosophers, is based on Meibomius' text, corrected in many places and with Longolio's extensive Indices added. -"The preface, in which Longolius was assisted by Fabricius, displays much useful knowledge of Diogenea Laertius, and of the various MSS., and editions relating to him." (Dibdin I:504). - Graesse II:396 - Brunet II:720.