[Title in Greek.] Aeliani De natura animalium libri XVII. Cum animadversionibus Conradi Gesneri, et Danielis Wilhelmi Trilleri: curante Abrahamo Gronovio, qui et suas adnotationes adjecit. CLAUDIUS AELIANUS.
[Title in Greek.] Aeliani De natura animalium libri XVII. Cum animadversionibus Conradi Gesneri, et Danielis Wilhelmi Trilleri: curante Abrahamo Gronovio, qui et suas adnotationes adjecit.

[Title in Greek.] Aeliani De natura animalium libri XVII. Cum animadversionibus Conradi Gesneri, et Danielis Wilhelmi Trilleri: curante Abrahamo Gronovio, qui et suas adnotationes adjecit.

Londini: excudit G. Bowyer, sumptibus Societatis ad Literas Promovendas Institutae, 1744. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, pp. xiv, xxvii, [36], 603, [1]; [605]-1128, [86]; engraved vignette on title-p. and on last page of text; woodcut ornaments; parallel text in Greek and Latin throughout; contemporary full calf, red and citron morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines, sprinkled edges; joints cracked but holding firm, covers and extremities rubbed, title foxed, else clean throughout. A reprint of the Amsterdam edition of 1731 of which Dibdin says, "An admirable edition, embracing all the notes of the preceding editors, and accompanied by the learned remarks of Gronovius himself. The Greek text is formed upon that of Perizonius, from which it never departs unless with the authority of ancient manuscripts." This edition bears a dedication from Gronovius to Dr. Richard Mead dated Leiden, 1743. Item #27536

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