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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 157

ARMORIAL BINDING ROMAN HISTORY, 1773: ILLUSTRATED ANTIQUE LIVES OF EMPERORS NEPOS

Estimate: $438 - $500

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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Illustrated
Binding: Leather
Description: Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum Nepos, C. Leyden, 1773; 832 pages with a lengthy index and preface Title engraved by J. Visscher Frontispiece and portrait illustrations with engravings, original gilt calf covers with the coat of arms on them. Excellent inside, little binding wear Dimensions: 5 1/4 by 8". Latin text Cornelius Nepos was a Roman biographer who lived from about 110 to 25 BC. He was born in the village of Hostilia, which is located near Verona in Cisalpine Gaul.

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