Elucidarius carminum et historiarum.

[Torrentinus (Herman, i.e. Herman van der Beke)]

Elucidarius carminum et historiarum.

Vel vocabularius poeticus, contines fabulas, historias, provincias, urbes, insulas, fluvios et montes illustres. Diligenter denuo reuisus. Item vocabula et interpretationes Graeco[rum] & Hebraicorum: vna cum vocabulis cõmunibus Sarraceno[rum] in latinu translatis: & alijs in fine adiunctis.

Description: title within quadripartite woodcut border, woodcut initials, [60] leaves, 4to, recent vellum backed boards, a few early annotations (a bit cropped), vellum tab on title (i.e. ex-Sammelband), good

Publication Details: Strasbourg: Reinhard Beck, 1516

Notes: An extremely popular historical, geographical and mythological dictionary, first printed in 1498, very frequently thereafter, and published in a revised edition by Robert Estienne in 1530. A native of Zwolle, Torrentius (1472-1520) was professor of rhetoric in Groningen. This particular edition is very scarce: there is no copy located in Worldcat beyond the European mainland.

Bibliography: (VD16 T1604)

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Price: £950

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1516

Stock Number: 52203

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