GALLAEUS, SERVATIUS.  1627?-1709.
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GALLAEUS, SERVATIUS. 1627?-1709.
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GALLAEUS, SERVATIUS. 1627?-1709.
Dissertationes de Sibyllis, earumque oraculis.... Amsterdam, Hendrik en wed. Dirk Boom, 1688. *4, **4, A-Rrrr4, a-c4. Extra engraved title page, folding portrait and 14 full page engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf gilt. Light age toning, bookplate excised from front pastedown, front hinge starting, else very good.

First edition. Gallaeus was a philologist based in Rotterdam who collected all available Greek and Roman commentary on the Sibyls available in the 17th century, published here with a fine set of plates. The folding engraved portrait of the author is signed: R. de Hooge. 1686. See also Opsopeaus’ Paris edition on the Sybils (1607).
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