Histoire Romaine de Tite Live assavoir les trente-cinq livres restans de tout l'oeuure continue des la fondation de Rome iusques au temps d'Auguste
Geneva: Jacob Stoer, 1582.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045463
Full contemporary rolled calf over wooden boards. Calf dry and degraded, missing in spots, wood worn at the edges with some loss. Remains of clasps; binding still quite sound. Light age toning to pages, scattered creases and minor flaws, generally very clean internally. Attractively printed with historiated initials, head and tail pieces and a vignette portrait of Livy. (14), 623, 29 leaves. Adams 1355, Graesse IV 234.
The first French edition of the complete Livy and a monumental work of Renaissance scholarship. It was also printed in an octavo edition by Stoer in 3 volumes (also 1582) and reprinted in folio by Chouet in 1607. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045463.