Lexicon Græco-Latinum Novum

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by Johann Scapula

Bibliographic Information

Author: Johann Scapula

Title: Lexicon Græco-Latinum Novum: In Quo Ex Primitivorum & Simplicium Fontibus Derivata Atque Composita Ordine Non Minus Naturali, Quàm Alphabetico, Breviter & Dilucidè Deducuntur

Publication Info: Editio ultima, priori locupletior & correctior. Basileæ: Apud Henricpetrinos, 1628.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Listed in the Jefferson Inventory of Wythe's Library as Scapulae Lexicon. fol. and given by Thomas Jefferson to his grandson Thomas Jefferson Randolph. The precise edition owned by Wythe is unknown. George Wythe's Library[1] on LibraryThing indicates this without selecting a specific edition. The Brown Bibliography[2] lists the 1628 edition published in Basel based on the copy Jefferson sold to the Library of Congress.[3] The Wolf Law Library followed Brown's suggestion and purchased the Basel edition.

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in three quarters black calf over cloth covered boards with spine in 6 compartments with gilt stamped tile and bands. Purchased from Powell's Bookstores Chicago, ABAA.

View this book in William & Mary's online catalog.


  1. LibraryThing, s. v. "Member: George Wythe," accessed on November 13, 2013, http://www.librarything.com/profile/GeorgeWythe
  2. Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file. Earlier edition available at: https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/13433
  3. E. Millicent Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 2nd ed. (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1983), 5:72 [no.4761].