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    [Baroque Humor.] Admiranda Rerum Admirabilium Encomia. Sive Diserta & Amoena Pallas Disserens Seria Sub Ludicra Specie. Hoc Est, Dissertationem Iudicarum Nec Non Amoenitatum Scriptores Varii... Nijmegen: Reiner Smetius, 1666. Krown & Spellman retail: $500. 12mo. *6,A-Y12,Z6,2A-2E12. 660pp. Contemporary vellum, yapp fore-edge, nice copy. Extra-engraved t.p. by P. V, Call. First Edition thus. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: First published in 1623 as "Dissertationum Ludicrarum et Amoenitatem," this edition contains 23 humorous essays by such formidable figures as Justus Lipsius, Caspar Barlaeus, Jerome Cardan, Boxhorn, Pirkheimer, Phillip Melancthon, Daniel Heinsius,  etc. Willems notes that this edition removes some pieces [Wijnman, Scaliger, & Aldrovande] that appeared in the Elzevir edition of 1644 (Willems 1632) and adds three others: "l'eloge de la Chouette, par Conrad Goddaeus, lÕeloge de la Surdite, de Martin Schoockius, et l'elogue de la Fumee, du meme."  STCN 166612.  Rahir 2563 (1676 ed.). Wlllems, Remarques, 424.Gay/Lemonnyer II,14 (other eds.).

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    February, 2015
    19th Thursday
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