KOLIN, PETER, AND HANS FRIES.
Dictionarium latinogermanicum. Zurich: Christopher Froschauer, March, 1541.
Folio (340 x 215 mm). pi4, a-z6 A-Z6 2a-2z6 2A-2F6 2G4 2H6 (2H6 blank). Double column, roman and italic type. Woodcut printer's device to title. Decorative initials. 16th century blind-ruled calf, fore-edge lettered in manuscript. Mild finger-soiling to title, neatly rebacked, inkstain on lower cover.
Provenance: anonymous owner, Sotheby's, Dec 5, 1991, lot 120, to Quaritch.
RARE FIRST EDITION of this collaborative work of two Zurich scholars. It is the German version of Estienne's Dictionarium latinogallicum. This is the only copy which appears in the auction records for the past 35 years. Not in Adams; Considine p 130.
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