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Phaedri, Aug. liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum libri V / notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassauii David Hoogstratanus ; accedunt ejusdem opera duo indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Phaedrus.
Standardized Title:
Fabulae
Other Title:
Fabularum Aesopiarum libri V
Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque
Publication:
Amstelaedami : Ex typographia Francisci Halmae, MDCCI [1701]
Format/Description:
Book
[32], 160, [84] p., [19] leaves of plates (1 fold.) : ill., port. ; 28 cm. (4to)
Subjects:
Fables, Latin.
Aphorisms and apothegms -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Netherlands Amsterdam.
Notes:
Added engraved title page (with title: Phaedri Aug. liberti Fabulae Aesopiae in usum Seren. Principis Nassauii) and folded engraved portrait of Jan Willem, Prince of Nassau.
With eighteen full page engraved plates by Jan van Vianen. Each plate has six medallion illustrations, each surrounded by an inscription indicating its meaning. The engraved head- and tail-pieces depict genre scenes with shepherds, rural life and satyrs.
"Appendix Fabularum, a Marquardo Gudio e manuscripto veteri descriptarum"--P. 153-160.
Signatures: *-4*⁴ A-2G⁴ 2H².
Includes indexes.
Local notes:
This title is part of The Library and Reading of Jonathan Swift: a Partial Replication, a collection given to the University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2005 in memory of Susan Homans Elias and in honor of the late Heinz J. Vienken.
Penn Provenance:
Vienken, Heinz J. (honoree)
Elias, Susan Homans (honoree)
Nicholson, Gilbert, of Balrath (bookplate, County of Meath, 1669)
Penn Chronology:
1701
Cited in:
Passmann-Vienken. Swift's Library, 1417
Contributor:
Hoogstraten, David van, 1658-1724.
Gude, Marquard, 1635-1689.
Van Vianen, Jan, b. ca. 1660.
Halma, François, 1653-1722, printer.
Swift's Library and Reading Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2519971
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