1573 Scarce Latin vellum Book - Letters of Cicero to his friend Atticus - Epistolarum ad Atticum
Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero; Denys Lambin.
Title :M.T. Ciceronis Epistolarum ad Atticum, libri XVI. Eiusdem epistolarum Ad Q. Fratrem, libri III. Incerti auctoris epistola ad Octauium. non est enim Ciceronis. T. Pomponij Attici vita, per Cornelium Nepotem. Ex emendatione D. Lambini. (One of the 9 volumes of the Complete works of Cicero (1572-1573) - this is the complete volume including Letters to Atticus).
Language : Text in Latin.
Publisher : Lutetiae: Apud Ioannem Bene-natum, 1573.
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : 700 pages - paginated from 3431 to 4131.
Binding : Very good original 16th century full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining, ex libris name of a previous owner on first page - as shown).
Estimate: (USD 700 - USD 1800)
The book : Rare and attractive 16th century edition of Letters of Cicero to his close friend Atticus.The letters in this collection, together with Cicero's other letters, are considered the most reliable sources of information for the period leading up to the fall of the Roman Republic. The letters to Atticus are special among Cicero's works in that they provide a candid view into his personal character — containing confession, frank self-revelation, and a record of his moods from day to day, without alteration.
The author : Marcus Tullius Cicero (3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer and philosopher, who served as consul in the year 63 BC. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists
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