1670 Rare Latin Book - Works of Julius Caesar, The Gallic War, Civil War. Illustrated & MAP.
Author : C Julius Caesar; Josephus Justus Scaliger.
Title: C. Iulii Caesaris quae exstant, cum selectis variorum commentariis, quorum plerique novi, opera et studio Arnoldi Montani. Accedunt Notitia Galliae et notae auctiores ex autographo Iosephi Scaligeri. [Works of Julius Caesar, The Gallic War, Civil War, etc. edited by J. Scaliger].
Language: Text in Latin.
Publisher: Amstelodami : ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1670.
Size : 8 " X 5 ".
Pages : 918 pages+ index.
Binding: Good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, covers scuffed - as shown, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining, small hole in the upper margin of last pages - as shown, first blank endpaper page missing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the illustrated title page, the very nice folding map (Tabula Geographica), and 4 full-page illustrations
Estimate: (USD 350 - USD 500)
The book: Rare 17th-century edition of the work of Julius Caesar. Nice Elzevirian edition of the works of Julius Caesar with the notes of Joseph Scaliger. The Gallic War (supplemented by the eighth book attributed to Aulus Hirtius); Civil war; Continuation of "The Egyptian War (Bello Alexandrino)", "The Spanish War" and "The African War", three texts attributed to Aulus Hirtius.
The author: Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his nomen and cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician, military general, and historian who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. He also wrote Latin prose.
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