Diogenous Laertiou Peri biōn, dogmatōn kai apophthegmatōn tōn en philosophia eudokimēsantōn, biblia 10 = Diogenes Laertius, De vitis, dogmat. & apopht. clarorum philosophorum, libri X. 

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Title

Diogenous Laertiou Peri biōn, dogmatōn kai apophthegmatōn tōn en philosophia eudokimēsantōn, biblia 10 = Diogenes Laertius, De vitis, dogmat. & apopht. clarorum philosophorum, libri X. 
Hesychii Ill. de iisdem philos. & de aliis scriptoribus liber. Pythagor. philosophorum fragmenta.

Description

17th century calf binding by Henry Bluett of Oxford (active 1610-1633), as described in, Goldschmidt, Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, no.267: the covers have a rolled frame, with triple filleted lines either side. The frame contains the monogram "H.S" with a wine barrel below. This is the roll of the London printer and bookseller Hugh Singleton, (active 1547-1593), identified as in use by Henry Bluett from 1617 (Gibson, Early Oxford Bindings, 1903). Four raised bands, with diagonal haching in the upper and lower panels of spine. Bookblock edges coloured red.

Creator

Diogenes Laertius

Source

Publisher

Geneva: Jacques Stoer (1540?-1610)

Date

1615

Contributor

Inscription and note on front free endpaper: "T.K. Selwyn Schol. Novo cast[?]: 1830 -- Schol. Trin. Coll. Cantab. 1832 -- Schol. Univ. Craven 1833 -- N.A.G.B.G.O 1833 -- E dono Cath. Oliver Octr. 1833 -- Senior Medallist 1834 -- Ob.[?] July 5, 1834" with a quotation in Greek, followed by ""The virtuous soonest die" Anon. Torson's Traits by Kidd, 2. So wise, so young, they say, do never live long". Thomas Kynaston Selwyn, born 1812, died 5 July 1834.

Diamond-shaped engraved armorial bookplate with the text "Pro viribus summis contendo Ex libris A E". This is the bookplate of Albert Ehrman (1890-1969), a diamond merchant who began collecting early printed books and bookbindings in 1920, whilst living at Broxbourne in Hertfordshire. His personal library is most known as the Broxbourne Collection or Broxbourne Library. In pencil on bookplate: "No. 267", "I4", "50/22".

Purchased by the University of Liverpool in April 1941 from E.P. Goldschmidt, bookseller, for £4.4.0, using funds provided by Mrs Clara Hornby

Relation

USTC, 6702723

Format

Octavo (19cm)

Citation

Diogenes Laertius, “Diogenous Laertiou Peri biōn, dogmatōn kai apophthegmatōn tōn en philosophia eudokimēsantōn, biblia 10 = Diogenes Laertius, De vitis, dogmat. & apopht. clarorum philosophorum, libri X. ,” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/5.