1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY

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1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY

1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY
Historiae romanae breviarium, illustratum trium virorum celeberrimorum, Andreae Schotti, Dominici Machanei, Jani Gruteri, et feminae praestantissimae, Annae Tanaquili Fabri Filiae commentariis integris : ut et Caesarum et Augustorum, Virorumque illustrium iconinibus, tum editione in priori exhibitis, tum iterae huic de novo additis, ex nummis veteribus expressis, et in aes eleganter incisis ; Contextum recensuit, commentarios suis locis disposuit et editionum, auctorum laudatorum, explicatorum, emendatorum, notatorum, anitquitatumque et rerum indices copiosissimos et certissimos adjecit Samuel Pitiscus. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Netherlands]: Apud: Franciscum Halman, Guilielmum vande Water, 1696. De Vita et moribus Imperatorum Romanorum excerpta ex libris Sexti Aurelii Victoris, a Caesare Augusto Usque Ad Theodosium Imperatorem. First appearance of this well-regarded variorum edition, featuring an engraved title page as well as a plethora of numismatic illustrations throughout, as shown. This is not only a rare book and elegantly printed, but it ranks among the best edited of the Variorum Classics in 8vo. The frontispiece is probably by R. De Hooghe, or his disciple Schoonebeek. Dibdin I 4th edn. 342-3; Schweiger II, 1136. Sextus Aurelius Victor ca. 390 was a historian and politician of the Roman Empire and author of a History of Rome from Augustus to Julian (360), published ca. 361 which has been translated, corrected and updated several times by various scholars. The present copy, includes, in part, the translation of a female editor, the renown French scholar and translator of the classics Annæ Tanaquili Fabri filiæ better known as Madame Anne Le Fèvre Dacier (1654 -17 August 1720). Original fine Dutch vellum binding; the spine with manuscript titling, the page edges red stained. Very minor soiling externally, in fantastic shape and intact nice and firm. Illustrated with an e. [42], 434p, [74], 168p, [26]. Includes numerous illustrations of coins in the text. As shown in the pics. Pages well kept; mostly bright and clean; signed in neat hand on the front blank by an F. Sowels, as shown; unmarked otherwise. Measures r oughly 8″ x 5″ x 2. The item “1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY” is in sale since Thursday, May 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “mantosilver” and is located in Spencerport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Binding: Vellum
  • Subject: History
  • Topic: Ancient
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition
  • Origin: European
  • Year Printed: 1696
  • Printing Year: 1696
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands
  • Place of Publication: Netherlands
  • Language: English
  • Author: Sextus Aurelius Victor

1696 HISTORY Ancient ROME Roman VELLUM Latin BOOK Numismatics COINS Caesar MONEY