Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

CHARLEMAGNE -- EGINHARTUS (EINHARD/EINHART/EGINHARD). De vita et gestis Caroli Magni, Cum comment. J.F. Besselii et notis J. Bollandi. (Etc.). Cur. J.H. Schminckio. Utr., G. v.d. Water, 1711. (42), 248, (18) pp. W. 1 fold. plate and 1 fold. table. 4°. Cont. vellum, marbled endpapers. (Some unobtrusive staining in places, some thin pencil stripes throughout).

Famous biography of Charlemagne, providing much direct information about his life and character, written sometime between 817 and 830. Einhard's literary model for this work was the 'Lives of the Caesars' by Suetonius. Good copy.

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