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[Greek Title].Rerum Romanarum a Pompeio Magno ad Alexandrum Mamaeae, Epitome authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [BOUND… by DIO CASSIUS - 1st Edition - 1551 - from D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB) (SKU: elala417)

[Greek Title].Rerum Romanarum a Pompeio Magno ad Alexandrum Mamaeae, Epitome authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [BOUND WITH:] DIO CASSIUS. Dionis Nicaei, rerum Romanarum A Pompeio Magno, ad Alexandrum Mamaeae filium Epitome, Ioanne Xiphilino authore, & Guiliel

[Greek Title].Rerum Romanarum a Pompeio Magno ad Alexandrum Mamaeae, Epitome authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [BOUND… by DIO CASSIUS - 1st Edition - 1551 - from D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB) (SKU: elala417)

[Greek Title].Rerum Romanarum a Pompeio Magno ad Alexandrum Mamaeae, Epitome authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [BOUND WITH:] DIO CASSIUS. Dionis Nicaei, rerum Romanarum A Pompeio Magno, ad Alexandrum Mamaeae filium Epitome, Ioanne Xiphilino authore, & Guiliel

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Paris: Robert Estienne, 1551 & Paris: [Robert Estienne], 1551., 1551. 4to. pp. 357, [3]; 3 p.l., 280, [10]index. Greek & Latin texts. woodcut devices on titles (Renouard 471 & 296). woodcut ornaments & initials. 18th century calf, rebacked, all edges gilt (binding worn but solid, crack in spine, occasional light embrowning & marginal stains). First Edition of the abridgment of Dio Cassius by the younger Joannes Xiphilinus, bound, possibly as issued, with Guillaume Leblanc’s Latin translation of same. Estienne’s name does not appear on the title-page to the second title. These works complement Estienne’s 1548 folio edition of Dio Cassius. Xiphilinus’ 11th century epitome of the roman history is the only source for Dio’s lost books 61 to 80 (see Schreiber). The first text is printed in the first font of the ‘grecs du roi’, and is based on a manuscript in the Royal Library. It is also one of the last Greek texts to carry Estienne’s Paris imprint. Mortimer, Harvard French 16th Century Books, 170-171. Adams D515 (2nd part). Schreiber 108 (1st part). Renouard p. 80, nos. 8 & 9.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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Title
[Greek Title].Rerum Romanarum a Pompeio Magno ad Alexandrum Mamaeae, Epitome authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [BOUND WITH:] DIO CASSIUS. Dionis Nicaei, rerum Romanarum A Pompeio Magno, ad Alexandrum Mamaeae filium Epitome, Ioanne Xiphilino authore, & Guiliel
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DIO CASSIUS
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Hardcover
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Paris: Robert Estienne, 1551 & Paris: [Robert Estienne], 1551.
Date Published
1551
Keywords
16TH-CENTURY CLASSICS
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16th-Century;

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