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Title: Fundamenta Hermeneutica Hierographiae Crypticae Veterum Gentium sive Hermeneutices Hierographicae. Libri Tres.
Description: 12. Neapoli ( Napoli ), Typis Regiis, 1830, in-8, xlviii pp + 412 pp (complete), bound in contemporary full mottled calf, marbled edges and endpapers, raised gilt spine, red leather title label, apart from some small damage at the top turn in and shelf wear a very fine copy. Text in Latin. This is a very rare and early study on comparative ideography or the study of writing systems by the librarian of the Royal Library at Naples. The work consists of three parts; Liber Primus ; De natura , varietate, usu , origine, et caracteribus scripturae humanae. Liber Secundus ; De natura scripturae veterum gentium symbolicae , et hieroglyphicae, sive polyschematicae, sive polysematicae. Liber Tertius ; De lingua scripturae veterum gentium symbolicae , et hieroglyphicae, sive polyschematicae, sive polysematicae. The ''Worldcatorg'' lists only a few entries for this title. .

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Price: EUR 850.00 = appr. US$ 923.82 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 37000