by LYCOSTHENE, Conrado (1518-1561, alias Konrad WOLFFHART) & Desiderius ERASMUS (1466-1536).
Coloniae:: Sumptibus Haeredum Lazari Zetzneri, 1618., 1618. Two books in one. Thick 8vo. [xvi], 1035, , [xvi], 171,  pp. Printer's device on title, decorative initials, index; foxed or light browning throughout. Original full vellum with ink manuscript spine title [Conradi Alicosten Opera], ties present; vellum a bit browned and crinkled, separated from spine (no free endleaves). Rubber stamps of the Bibliotheca Archivo Nacional del Peru and blind stamps on first and last few leaves, including title. Good. Scarce on the market. Conrad Lycosthenes changed his German birth name Wolffhart. He was a Renaissance man, studied philosophy, Latin and Greek, becoming known as a humanist and encyclopedist and maintained a particular fondness for curiosities. At twenty-seven years of age he suffered from hemiplegia, losing the use of his right hand. His brother in law was the famous Basel book printer Johannes Oporinus (Oporin) (1507-1568). WorldCat [selected]: Alcuin Library [at] Saint John's University, Bibliotheek Rotterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, Bibliotheque nationale et universitaire [STRASBOURG, France], Maastricht University, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Zentralbibliothek Zurich, The British Library, St. Pancras, Tulane University, University of California, San Diego, University of Chicago Library, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, State University of New York, Binghamton University Libraries, University of Edinburgh, Main Library, University of Essex, University of Oxford, Bibliotheque nationale de France, Biblioteca Nacional de España. See: Lincoln's Inn (London, England). Library a Catalogue of the Printed Books: To which is Prefixed a . . . 1835, p. 123. FULL TITLE: Apophthegmata, Ex Probatis Graecae Latinaeque Linguae Scriptoribus:….Altera Editio luculentior priori, & copiosior. [AND]: Parabolarum sive Similitudinum, quae ex Aristotele, Plutarcho, Plinio ac Seneca, grauissimis authoribus, olim ab Erasmo Roterodamo collectae, postea per Conradum Lycosthenem ad suas classes iuxta alphabeti ordinem reuocatae sunt: Loci Communes.:…. (Inventory #: LV2123)
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