Thesaurus Philosophiae Moralis.

Epictetus [et al.]

Thesaurus Philosophiae Moralis.

In quo continentur Epicteti Phil. Stoici Enchyridion. Aurea Pythagorae Carmina, nec non & Symbola. Cebetis Thebani Tabulae. Theophrasti Lesbii Characteres omnia e Graeco in Latinum translata. Ad excellentissimum Franciscum Mariam Lumellinum.

Description: first few leaves slightly spotted, pp. [10], 5-225, [5, blank], 24mo, later mottled sheep, spine divided by gilt fillets with small gilt tools in centre of compartments, marbled pastedowns, edges red, a touch of wear to spine, very good

Publication Details: Geneva: Typis Benedicti Guaschi, 1653

Notes: A rare small-format printing of selections of post-Socratic Greek philosophy in Latin translation. The Enchiridion of Epictetus and the Tabula of Cebes are regularly found together; this compilation adds Theophrastus's Characters and Pythagorean sayings to make a collection of practical-minded philosophical guides. Italy, Germany, and Switzerland hold 5 copies between them, as listed in Worldcat (Lugano, Rovereto, Siena, Trento, and Wolfenbüttel), but we have not been able to trace any in the USA or UK....more

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Price: £350

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1653

Stock Number: 53844

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