Vossius, Gerardus Joannes, 1577-1649. De Imitatione cùm Oratoriâ, Tum Praecipuè Poeticâ
(Amstelodami: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1647).
Writing on ecclesiastical history, poetics, and language, the Dutch humanist
Gerhard Johann Voss was one of the most influential scholars of his age. His texts
on literary criticism are said to have influenced the works of French dramatists Pierre
Corneille and Jean Racine. This volume's vellum binding is warped its pages stained.
Proposed treatment: Lift paste downs and reline inside of covers to flatten binding.
Remove stain from flyleaf. Make a slipcase to prevent future warping of binding.
Estimated cost of treatment: $425