Dionysii Halicarnassei Antiquitatum, sive Originum Romanarum, Libri Decem. Sigismundo Gelenio Interprete.; Adiecimus Undecimum ex versione Lapi: ac Indicem rerum notatu dignarum locupletissimum.

Lyon: Jean Frellon, 1561.

Printer's device of crab and butterfly, with word "Matura" beneath, on title; some woodcut headpieces and initials. 854, [66 index] pages with text in Latin, in very small font. Thick 12mo, old pink mottled boards (well worn at fore-edge; internally clean but for contemporary inked names on title). Lugduni: Apud Ioannem Frellonium/Symphorianus Barbierus, 1561. A very good copy of an uncommon edition; OCLC lists 12 copies, including those at Columbia, Yale, Oxford & The British Library.

Colophon at rear reads Lugduni: Excudebat Symphorianus Barbierus. "Dionysius of Halicarnassus spent 22 years studying preparing materials for Antiquitates Romanae. This major work embraced the history of Rome from the mythical period to the beginning of the First Punic War. It was divided into 20 books, of which the first nine are entire, the tenth and eleventh are nearly complete and the remaining books exist only in fragments". -- Baudrier V-254

Binding: Hardcover
Language: Latin

Price: $950.00

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