Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum. Libri V. Cum integris commentariis Marq. Gudii, Conr. Rittershusii. Nic. Rigaltii, Nic Heinsii, Joan. Schefferi, Jo. Lud. Praschii, & excerptis aliorum. Curante Petro Burmanno
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Prasch, Johann Ludwig,
I had been looking for some time for a second full copy of Peter Burman's famous commentary on Phaedrus, reproduced so many times in so many different ways. I had previously found a 1745 Luchtmans edition from Leiden. I noticed this copy on eBay and went for it. It turns out that this is the editio princeps of Burman! Bodemann #90.1 and Carnes #94. Carnes writes The first Pieter Burman (1668-1741) edition of Phaedrus, which is to become generally the standard Phaedrus for the next century, and (through second and third) generation editions, well into the nineteenth century. This popularity results in a pedigree almost impossible to follow. Burman's edition will be the foundation for many other editions, all through Europe and North and South America, some of which will credit Burman, though most do not. Burman himself will see three editions through the press, together with a shorter school version. The 1698 edition contains the first edition of the transcription of the R manuscript. Contains also commentaries by Marquard Gude (1635-1689), Konrad Rittershausen (1560-1613), Nicolas Rigault (1577-1654), Nicolaus Heinsius (1620-1681), Johannes Scheffer (1621-1679), and Johann Ludwig Prasch (1637-1690). Bodemann is more exact in recording the unusual pagination as one moves from introduction to texts to index to commentaries to an index on the commentaries: , 312, , 203-462, . I cannot find the promised contribution of Heinsius here. Scheffer and Prasch have praefationes early in the book.
Heinrich Wetstein (apud Henricum Wetstenium)