Commentarius Explicationis, primi libri Iliados Homeri...Eiusdem Libris Primi Iliados conuersio in Latinos uersus, eodem Autore. His Graeca Etiam Adiecta sunt... (Bound with): Commentarii Explicationum Secundi libri Homericae Iliados.
Date Published: 1538
Description: Two volumes in one. 2 title vignettes and frontispiece, all 3 with the same illustration; engraved initials. 8vo, old calf, handsomely rebacked with modern calf, leather label; (edges of corners worn, otherwise very good). (Strassburg): Cratonis Mylii, 1538, 1540. First Edition.
Comments: "He (Camerarius) translated into Latin Herodotous, Demosthenes, Xenophon, Homer, Theocritus, Sophocles...and other Greek writers. He published upwards of 150 works...He played an important part in the Reformation movement, and his advice was frequently sought by leading men." Encyclopaedia Britannica V, p. 107. STC of Books Printed in the German-Speaking Countries...now in the British Museum, p. 413.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 135789