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NIKEPHOROS KALLISTOS XANTHOPOULOS – Ecclesiasticae Historiae libri decem – 1553

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NIKEPHOROS KALLISTOS XANTHOPOULOS – Nicephori Callisti Xanthopuli, scriptoris verè Chatolici, Ecclesiasticae Historiae libri decem & octo: Sacratiss. Rom. Regis Ferdinandi liberalitate, opera verò ac studio doctiss. viri Ioannis Langi, Consiliarij Regij, è Graeco in Latinum sermonem translati, nuncq; primùm in lucem editi. Quorum eximia utilitas, praecaeteris Ecclesiasticorum scriptorum historijs hactenus editis, cùm in Ioan. Langi ad S. R. Maiest. tum ipsius Nicephori, lucubrationis huius suae initio statim adiecta Praefatione, satis luculenter exponitur. Accessit locuples rerum & verborum in his memorabilium Index – 1553. Basileae, ex Officina Ioannis Oporini. Beautiful decorated pigskin binding (covering wooden plates), five double raised bands on the spine, traces of ancient clasps, unfortunately missing; folio, 39.5 x 26.5 cm; pp. 965 (i. e. 956) + (52); some irrelevant woodworm holes in the binding, integrative restoration in the upper right corner of the title page without affecting the text, slight traces of humidity, overall more than a good example. Woodcut typographic illustration on the title page, Latin text with editorial glosses, woodcut caps, index on three columns, year of printing in the colophon, woodcut letterpress on the last page

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