Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598. Thesaurus Graecae Linguae ([Genevae]: Henr. Stephani
oliva., [after 1572]).
The great Renaissance scholar-printer Henri Estienne (1531-1598) is justly famous for
his Greek dictionary, an acknowledged masterpiece of humanist philology. This is a
five-volume work that has been bound by a previous owner into four massive volumes,
all of which have detached covers and other signs of damage and wear.
Proposed treatment: Rebind in full archival leather in 16th century style with
hand-sewn headbands and acid-free endsheets.
Estimated cost of treatment: $2,900 ($725 each)