PHILOSOPHI STOICORUM OMNIUM ACUTISSIMI OPERA QUAE EXTANT OMNIA, COELII SECUNDI CURIONIS UIGILANTISSIMA CURA CASTIGATA, & IN NOUAM PRORSUS FACIEM, NIMIRUM PROPRIAM & SUAM, MUTATA: quorum lectio non modo ad bene dicendum, uerumetiam ad bene beateque uiuendu

By: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

Price: $4,500.00

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Hardcover. Bound in contemporary vellum boards. IN LATIN. This is an extremely rare copy of the complete works of Seneca printed in Basel in 1557 by Johannem Hervagium and Bernardum Brandun. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC-AD 65) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. Tacitus gives an account of the suicide of Seneca in his book, the Annals, in Book XV, Chapter/Number 60 through 64. Works attributed to Seneca include a satire, a meteorological essay, philosophical essays, 124 letters dealing with moral issues, and nine tragedies. Seneca's brand of Stoic philosophy emphasized practical steps by which the reader might confront life's problems. Johannem Hervagium (Johannes Hervagius) was Swiss publisher active in the period approximately 1528 through 1561, who published authoritative texts of many classical authors. EXTREMELY RARE. . Edgewear, some very old tape repairs to boards. Titles in ink in a contemporary hand - On upper board ("L. Annaei Senecae | Opera omnia | (Basileae 1557) ") and spine ("L. Annaei Senecae Opumn"). Very old damp-stain on rear board not affecting text block. Very light foxing throughout. Pages quite supple. One line of text written and then crossed out on title page. VERY GOOD.. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (xvi) , 761, (15- index) pp

Title: PHILOSOPHI STOICORUM OMNIUM ACUTISSIMI OPERA QUAE EXTANT OMNIA, COELII SECUNDI CURIONIS UIGILANTISSIMA CURA CASTIGATA, & IN NOUAM PRORSUS FACIEM, NIMIRUM PROPRIAM & SUAM, MUTATA: quorum lectio non modo ad bene dicendum, uerumetiam ad bene beateque uiuendu

Author Name: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Philosophy & Social Sciences, Roman History, Fine Bindings,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: Basel, Ioannem Hervagium et Bernardum Brandun: 1557

Binding: Vellum

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1723

Keywords: Philosophy; Antiquarian Books; 16th Century Books; Vellum Binding; History;