Oct 27, 2015 - Sale 2395

Sale 2395 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
CINNAMUS, JOANNES. De rebus gestis Imperat. Constantinop. Ioannis & Manuelis, Comnenorum, historiar. Libri IV. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Cornelius Tollius. [24], 356, [36] pages, including final blank. 4to, 193x150 mm, contemporary vellum boards, spine darkened with ink shelf number, fore edge of front cover damaged; marginal foxing, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamp on title, accession number on next leaf, portions of front endpapers torn. Utrecht: Theodorus ab Ackersdyck & Gisbertus à Zyll, 1652

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first edition of a later 12th-century chronicle of the reigns of the Byzantine emperors Joannes and Manuel Komnenos, including a first-hand account of the Second Crusade. Hoffmann II, 429; Sarton II, 450.