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Author: VOSSIUS, GERARDUS JOANNES (1577-1649). Title: De Arte Grammatica Libri Septem [European Universal Language Proposal]. Liber Primus... De Artis Huius Natura... De Literis, Liber Secundus: Qui Est de Syllabis. Addenda, Index Libri Primi Et Secundi, Corrigenda Libro Primo Et Secundo. De Vocum Analogia, Et Anomalia, Liber Primus; Sive Commentariorum de Liber Tertius.
Description: (Amsterdami) Amsterdam, (Apud Guilielmum Blaeu) Joan Blaeu Blaeu, Willem Janszoon , 1635. One volume. Small quarto, 16 x 19.5 cm. Contemporary full calf, spine gilt decorated in compartments with raised bands, remains of morocco label. Title vignette , 313,,, 240 pp. In very good crisp condition inside. Binding generally in good condition, joints a little weak, edges scuffed, spine head a little pulled, some mottling and rubbing to boards. Early(18th C.) owner's annotations neatly in ink to end-papers and sporadically inside, 1930s owner note to rear end-paper. Major grammatical work, influential in the Netherlands and beyond."Vossius' idea of pictography would become popular among seventeenth-century utopian thinkers, as it could be used to educate all nations and races on earth in a single, unequivocal manner." Eric Jorink, Dirk van Miert (2012), Stammerjohann (2009).
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Price: GBP 230.00 = appr. US$ 328.44 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 37773
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