The HISTORY OF ORACLES And The CHEATS Of The PAGAN PRIESTS.; Written in Latin by Dr. Van-Dale. Made English by Mrs. Behn. M. de . Dale Fontenelle, Aphra -, Antonius van . Behn, Bethel Solomons, Dr. Michael H. - Former Owners Coleman, Bernard Le Bovier. 1657 - 1757, 1638 - 1708, 1640 - 1689, 1885 - 1965, 1928 - 2011.
The HISTORY OF ORACLES And The CHEATS Of The PAGAN PRIESTS.; Written in Latin by Dr. Van-Dale. Made English by Mrs. Behn.

The HISTORY OF ORACLES And The CHEATS Of The PAGAN PRIESTS.; Written in Latin by Dr. Van-Dale. Made English by Mrs. Behn.

London: Printed by W[illiam]. O[nley]. for Sam. Briscoe, at the Blackamoors-head, in Bow-street, Covent-garden, 1699. 2nd Edition, and 1st edition thus, i.e.,by this publisher (Wing F1413A). Cf. O'Donnell BA6n. [14], 146, [2] pp. One page advert follows text. 8vo. 1 [dagger]6 L - T8 V2. 7-3/16" x 4-9/16". Later dark brown half-calf binding with marbled paper boards. Gilt lettered black leather title label to spine. Red edge-stain. Dark brown eps. Modest binding wear. Bookplate [Bethel Solomons] & po circular blindstamp [Dr. M. H. Coleman]. Usual foxing & light staining to leaves. A VG+ copy. Item #50298

Translation of: Histoire des Oracles, attributed to Le Bovier de Bernard, based on De Oraculis Ethnicorum Dissertationes Duae by A. van Dale.

Fairly uncommon Behn title, with, at the time of cataloguing, OCLC showing only a handful of institutional holdings, with just 3 in the US. RBH shows just 2 cc of the title [one of this edition] at auction these last 30+ years, with the most recent in 2006.

Price: $2,000.00