C. Velleius Paterculus cum aldi manutii scholiis, justi lipsii animadversionibus
Printer's device, woodcut initials and ornaments. [xvi], 247, [blank] pp. 8vo
by (BINDING, Elizabeth I) Velleius, Paterculus
Lyon: Francois le Preux, 1593. Printer's device, woodcut initials and ornaments. [xvi], 247, [blank] pp. 8vo. Contemporary vellum, covers stamped in gilt with arms of Queen Elizabeth I, incorporating her initials, on a semé field of small gilt-stamped leaf tools, gilt cornerpieces, a.e.g., endpapers renewed, a likely remboîtage. Covers rubbed, title-page worn and browned, dampstain to last few gatherings, worming. Printer's device, woodcut initials and ornaments. [xvi], 247, [blank] pp. 8vo. Rare. OCLC locates seven copies, none in the US. Provenance: Robert S Pirie (bookplate, acquired from H.D. Lyons)
(Inventory #: 304180)
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