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Medieval history; the Roman north. Anglo-saxon, medieval, byzantium periods.

Plinius Secundus, Caius.

C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis historiae, tomus primus [-tertius]. Cum commentariis & adnotationibus Hermolai Barbari, Pintiani, Rhenani, Gelenii, Dalechampii, Scaligeri, Salmasii, Is. Vossii, & variorum. Accedunt praeterea variae lectiones ex mss. compluribus ... Item Joh. Fr. Gronovii notarum liber singularis ... Lugd. Batav. ; Roterodami: Apud Hackios Ao 1668 - 1669

Description

[16],80,56,839,[135]p.; 917,[86]p.; 853,[83]p.) : ill. Three volumes. Full contemporary vellum. Slight wear, marking, discolouration. Titling in ink to the top of the spine, fading. Speckled page block edges. Initials of PJF to pastedown. Overall a very good set.

Provenance

From the Library of Patrick James Fitzpatrick, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Durham University.

Footnote

Title pages to v.2-3 dated 1668; additional engraved title pages in each vol. all dated 1669
Text - Latin. Footnotes with bibliographical references. Includes index.
Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder, Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher, friend of the emperor Vespasian, with whom he served under in Germany.

Size

8vo

Binding

Vellum

Current Condition

Very Good

Price

£475.00