Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 46

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DIONYSIUS of Halicarnassus. De origine urbis Romae, & Romanorum rerum antiquitate insignes historiae. Title in red and black within 4-part woodcut historiated architectural border; 2 woodcut illustrations on a1v; woodcut border on a3r. [4], 238 leaves. Folio, 271x188 mm, 17th-century sheep gilt, quite worn; early underscoring throughout, occasional browning, marginal dampstaining toward end, woodcut borders slightly shaved, old inscriptions and signatures on title, clean across top of n6, old scrawls and signatures on last page. Paris: Galliot du Pré & Pierre Vidoué, 1529

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Third edition of the 1480 Latin translation by Lapo Birago of a 1st-century B.C. work on early Roman history. Hoffmann I, 586.