Cologne: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1564. First Latin edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #16959
Folio. (xx),205pp. Printer's device on title; woodcut initials. First Latin edition translated by John Grodecius. The dedicatory matter is followed by a Life of St Cyril, a discussion of his works and an index. Early 19th century marbled paper boards, later lettering label, gilt; page edges stained yellow. The text block is generally clean and crisp, with an ownership name on the title and two stamps from Domkapital Munchen; the title page is lightly soiled, and short marginal tears (no loss) to the final 11 leaves. The binding has wear at the spine tips and edges, later free endpapers, else is very good.