6266. Diogenis De vita, & moribus philosphorum 1524

DIOGENIS LAERTIUS. De vita, & moribus philosophorum libri decem, nuper ad vetusti Graeci codicis fidem accuratissime castigati... Basilae (Basel, in aedibus Valentini Curionis) 1524.

Small 4:o (about 220x142 mm.). (20), (1)-391, (1) pp. Last leaf with fullpage woodcut printer's device. Some nice woodcut initials.
Contemporary blindtooled pigskin over wooden boards, worn, brass fittings (clasps and straps missing), spine in four compartments with manuscript title, inner doublures somewhat damaged and with remnants of old vellum manuscript with musical notations, lacks last endpaper. Title mended in upper and lower margin. First endpaper mended in upper margin. Partly dampstained, mostly in the margins. Minor foxing. Some old marginal annotations and underlinings to text. Title with old annotation in upper margin and the signature of Laurentius Ferner. First endpaper with some old annotations and signatuers of Reinholdi Ragwaldij strengn., J. C. Billingdahl 1828 and Frithiof Beglund 1942, inside of upper board with partly erased signature and the library stamp of Roman Kaczmar. Inside of lower board with old annotations and old catalogue cut pasted in.

VD16, D 1837.
Probably Reinhold Ragwaldi (1540-1599), vicar in Strängnäs.
Probably Laurentius Nicolaui Fernus, vicar and dean in Vallentuna.
Probably J. C. Billingdahl, vicar in Okome parish 1826-1848, Gothenburg.

From the library of Roman Kaczmar.