Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Servatius Galle [Sibylline Oracles]. [Greek Title:] Sibyllina Oracula...Accedunt etiam Oracula Magica Zoroastris, Jovis, Apollinis, &c. Astrampsychi Oneiro-Criticum...
    Dissertationes de Sibyllis, Earumque Oraculis cum figuris aeneis. Amsterdam: Heinrick & widow of Theodore Boom, 1688-9. Krown & Spellman retail: $1000. First Editions. 4to. 2 works in 2 vols. *-3*4,4*2,a-5K4,5L1,A-Q4. *-2*4,a-c4,A-4R4. [38], 791, [27], 127. [38],658.[26]pp Contemporary calf, spine gilt, worn, hinges cracked but holding; edges speckled; some minor foxing and stains, paper occ. darkened. 2 engraved frontis & 12 full-page plates & text cuts by Romeyn de Hooghe. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information:

    Galle (1627-1709), Dutch clergyman and philologist, brought together everything relevant to these famous pronouncements; it was his principal work.  The sibyls were the prophetesses of Greco-Roman antiquity, whose utterances were in Greek hexameter verses, the authenticity of which was said to be assured by the presence of acrostics within. This also contains "Oracula Magica Zoroastris Cum Scolliis Plethonis Et Pselli"..ed. by  Johannis Opsopoeus.

    "A new recension from a Ms. in the posession of the Oxford professor, Ed. Bernard, and a careful collection of the exegetical apparatus that has therto appeared." [Ebert]          STCN 168904 & 168804. Brunet II, 1465. Caillet 10165 & 10179. Hoffmann III, 396 & 398. Landwehr, Hooghe, 72 & 75. Hollstein IX 46-55 (inc.) & 378?. Ebert 21173.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2015
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 238

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 27 Musical Instruments - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.

    As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
    Ron Cipolla,
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $615,551