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Rare Seneca first edition - Lyon 1604

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Object number
LIB063
Object:        L. Annaeus Seneca
Tum rhetoris tum philosophi opera omnia
Two parts in one volume

Title
page 1:
ANNAEI
SENECAE
TVM RHETORIS
TVM PHILOSOPHI

OPERA OMNIA

Ab ANDREA SCHOTTO ad veterum
exemplarium fidem castigata, Graecis
etiam hiatibus expletis
Tomus primus
Quid in eo contineatur sequens pagina
indicabit
Cum indicibus rerum memorabilium

Title
page 2:
L. ANNAEI
SENECAE
PHILOSOPHI

Operum
TOMVS SECVNDVS,
Cum ANDREAE SCHOTTI ad veterum
exemplarium fidem castigatione
Cuius Libros pagina sequens exhibet
Adiectus est Rerum memorablium INDEX
locupletissimus.

Collation::    1 empty sheet
1 title page with woodcut printer's mark
5 sheets: CLARISS. DOCTIS SIMOQ VIRO IVSTO LIPSIO I C ET HISTORICO REGIO AND. SCHOTTVS ANTVERPIANVS de Societ.Iesv. S.D.
1 sheet I. LIPSIVS ANDREAE SCHOTTO V REV. S.D.
1 sheet LECTORI S.
Pages 1 - 807 (content see below)
12 sheets Index
1 title page with woodcut printer's mark
11 sheets Vita Senecae
Pages 377 - 911 - complete in this way, no pages missing (content see below)
20 sheets Index (back page empty)
1 empty sheet

Content::    Part 1:
Suasoriarum liber I.
Controuersiarum libri V.
Epitome feu Excerpta ex libris Controu.lib.X.
Suasoriarum & Controu.Index
Graeca expleta
Declamatorum omnium, Historicorum & Poetarum, quorum in his SENECAE libris Controuersiar. Suasoriarum & Epistomae lib.x. sit mentio, Nomenclator.
Cur bonis viris mala accidant.lib.I.
De Ira libri III.
De Clementia libri II.
De Vita beata liber I.
De Tranquillitate animi liber I.
In Sapientem non cadere iniuriam lib. I.
De Brevitate vitae lib. I.
De Consolatione ad Polybium lib. I.
ad Marciam lib. I.
ad Heluiam matrem lib. I.
Naturalium quaestionum libri VII.
Apocolocyntosis Claudij Caesaris

Part 2:
Libri de Beneficiis 7.
Epistolarum lib. I.
Excerpta è libris Senecae
M.Ant. Mureti disputatio cum Seneca de Providentia librum interpretaturus esset Romae.

Publisher/
Printer:
LVGDUNI,
Sumptibus Iohannis Vignon
M. DCIV
Johannis Vignon, Lyon, 1604

Format: 18 cm x 12 cm x 7 cm
Dry-embossed pigskin leather over wooden plates. On the verso Christ on the cross, two saints at his feet. Dated 1605.

Edition: Rare first edition by Andreas Schott and the only 1604 edition currently available on the market known to us.
The Jesuit priest Andreas Schott (1552 - 1629) is today mainly known for his editions of Latin and Greek classical literature.

Condition: Very good condition, appropriate for the age of the volume. Binding slightly worn, clasps missing. Title of part 1 with several 17th century hand-written owner notes and mark "Franziskaner Kloster Dettelbach". Title of part 2 with small part missing at margin. Pages partially slightly stained. On the spine library sticker "Philos. 12() 18".

Reference: De Backer / Sommervogel VII, 872.

Provenance: Acquired 2021 from a German antiquarian auction house.

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