Hanau: Typis Wechelianis, Apud Claudium Marnium & haeredes Ioan. Aubrii, 1606.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Item #044957
Full contemporary vellum with gilt decoration, soiled and worn, hinges split but binding sound. With two library and one earlier bookplate internally, and a spine label, but no other library markings; wear to endpapers. One contemporary inscription in Greek to an endpaper, scattered foxing, age toning to page edges, a few minor paper flaws, scattered pages more heavily browned, mostly quite clean; printed in two columns, Greek and Latin. (viii), 1054pp, (38), (1). With the printer's mark at the rear. Graesse v2 393.
Cassius Dio's Roman history covered 1000 years in 80 books. The original Estienne edition (1548), collects a fragment from a 15th century manuscript that covers books 36-60. This covers 36-80 with brief remarks at the rear on the other books.
Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044957.