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Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae:  Editio Nova Accuratissima by  Cornelius]  Cornelii; [Nepos - Hardcover - 1774 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae: Editio Nova Accuratissima

by Nepotis, Cornelii; [Nepos, Cornelius]

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Pages 11-14 are not bound in (haven't been removed, but are AWOL) , pages toned, some minor soili


London: J. & F. Rivington, T. Longman, and E. Johnson. Good with no dust jacket; Pages 11-14 are not bound in (haven't been . removed, but are AWOL) , pages toned, some minor soiling and chipping at . margins of text and a few scattered ink marks.. 1774. Hardcover. Recently rebound in red boards with decorative endpapers. Measures 6.25 x 4 inches. Frontispiece engraving by Du Guernier, [4]pp dedication, [5]pp chronology of the life of Nepos and his author's preface, followed by 114pp of text (lacking pp. 11-14) and [4]pp index. Text in Latin. Index refers to page numbers above 114, so perhaps this was Vol. I of this work. Wikipedia notes that this volume is the sole extant work of the ancient Roman historian Cornelius Nepos. It provides biographies of various military leaders. Subjects here include Militiades, Themistocles, Pausanias, Cimon, Lysander, Alcibiades, Thrasybulus, Conon, Dion, Iphicrates, Chabrias, Timotheus, Datames, Epaminondas, Pelopidas, Agesilaus, Eumenes, Phocion, Timoleon, De Regibus, Hamilcar, Hannibal, Cato, Atticus. Owner signature on front flyleaf (Howard B. Burlingame) , dated 1896. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .




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