1683 Rare Latin Vellum Book - ROMAN HISTORY - Rerum Romanarum by Lucius Annaeus Florus.
Author: Lucius Annaeus Florus (historian).
Title: L. Annaei Flori Rerum Romanarum, Libri quatuor, Annotationibus, in usum Studiosae Juventutis, instar Commentarii illustrati. Auctore Johanne Minellio.
Publisher: Amsterdam: Ex Officina Stephani Swart, 1683.
Language: Text in Latin.
Size: 5.5 " X 3.5 ".
Pages: 405 pages + Index.
Binding: Attractive and very good full vellum leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining - as shown, small previous owner signature on the top part of the second blank page).
Illustrations: Complete with the very nice illustrated title page.
Estimate: (USD 250 - USD 350)
The book: Rare and attractive 17th-century Latin edition of this volume, arranged in four books being a summary of Roman History, from the founding of the city down to the reign of Augustus, with special emphasis on the wars waged by the Romans. Little is known about the author, even his full name is uncertain, though it is usually written, as here, Lucius Annaeus Florus.
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