Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Joannis Maire, 1624.
24mo. Full Leather. First Maire Edition. First Maire edition of Aristophanes’ Comedies, edited by the late fifteenth century French humanist scholar, Joseph Justus Scaliger. Text in Greek and Latin on opposite pages. Title page vignette, engraved initials, and tailpieces. Early owner’s name on the title page and rear endpaper. Else text reasonably bright and clean for its age. Lacking the front endpaper; front board reattached by a conservator using Japanese tissue. Titling inked on the spine. Full vellum with slight yapp edges. Very Good.
Very Good binding.