Trajecti ad Rhenum [Netherlands]: Franciscum Hamam, Guilielmi Vande Water, 1696. Octavo. Engraved frontispiece, title in red and black with engraved vignette, pp.434pp., pp.index.[with] De vita et moribus Imperatorum Romanorum excerpta ex libris Sexti Aurelii Victoris, a Cæsare Augusto usque ad Theodosium imperatorem / illustrata Quatuor Virorum Celeberrimorum, Andreæ Schotti, Æliæ Vineti, Jani Gruteri, Merici Casauboni, Et Feminæ Eruditissimæ, Annæ Tanaquili Fabri filiæ Commentariis integris. Contextum recensuit, commentarios suis locis disposuit ... rerum indices copiosissimos et certissimos adjecit Samuel Pitiscus. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Netherlands]: ex officina Guilielmi vande Water, 1696. 168pp., pp. index, pp., colophon, illustrated, bound in full contemporary calf, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, edges speckled red, early engraved bookplate of Dr. Friderki Petrinae. A very handsome copy. Sextus Aurelius Victor (ca. 320 - ca. 390) was a historian and politician of theRoman Empire and author of a History of Rome from Augustus to Juian (360), published ca. 361 which has been translated, corrected and updated several times by various scholars. The present copy, includes, in part, the translation of a female editor, the renoun French scholar and tranlsator of the classics Annæ Tanaquili Fabri filiæ better known as Madame Anne Le Fèvre Dacier (1654 -17 August 1720).
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