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HORAPOLLO. Hori Apollinis selecta hieroglyphica. Romae (apud Carolum Vulliettum) 1606.
Small 8:o (about 105x72 mm.). (3), 4-272 pp. Title with woodcut vignette, 184 emblematical woodcuts
Contemporary vellum, somewhat worn and soiled, black edges, lacks last endpaper. 1 leaf with tear. Some foxing, a few marginal annotations.
Horapollo (from Horus Apollo; Greek: ??ap?????) is the supposed author of a treatise, titled Hieroglyphica, Egyptian hieroglyphs, extant in a Greek translation by one Philippus, dating to about the 5th century.
From the library of Sven Höglind.