1653 Rare Latin Vellum Book - Publius Papinius Statius Works - Roman poet of the 1st century AD
Author : Publius Papinius STATIUS; Johannes Fredericus Gronovius
Title : P. Papinii Statii Opera ex recensione et cum notis J. Frederici Gronovii.
Language : Text in Latin
Publisher : Amsterodami : Typis Ludovici Elzevirii, 1653.
Size : 5 " X 3 "
Pages : 424 pages
Binding : Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed, stain on rear cover - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining).
Illustration : Including a nice engraved title page.
Estimate : (USD 250 - USD 450)
The book : Rare and nice 17th century edition of Publius Papinius Statius' works including his famous Thebaid and the Silvae.
The author : Publius Papinius Statius (c. 45 – c. 96 AD) was a Roman poet of the 1st century AD (Silver Age of Latin literature). His surviving Latin poetry includes an epic in twelve books, the Thebaid; a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae; and an unfinished epic, the Achilleid. He is also known for his appearance as a guide in the Purgatory section of Dante's epic poem, the Divine Comedy.
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1653 Rare Latin Vellum Book - Publius Papinius Statius Works - Roman poet of the 1st century AD Price List