Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Classical Antiquity

LIVIUS. De Roomsche historie of gesten. Leyden, J. Paedts Jacobszoon & J. Bouwenszoon, 1585. 4 parts in 1 vol. (12), 301 lvs. W. 4 divisional ti-pp. w. unif. large woodcut oval printer's mark showing David and Goliath within historiated borders, num. initials. Sm-fol. Old cf. w. raised bands & richly dec. gilt back. (Sm. dam. to bind., spine rubbed/chafed, new endpapers, final blank lacks, a few marg. stains, but else a clean copy).

One of the first Dutch translations of Titus Livius' Ab urbe condita, only preceded by a translation that was printed in Antwerp in 1541. Very rare. - Geerebaert CXV 1a; Typographa Batava 3207-8; Machiels I-405.

€ 300

result € 340

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