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Author: [Sallust] Sallustius Crispus, Gaius:

Title: Opera Omnia quae exstant.

Publication: Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex Officina Henrici & Viduae Theodori Boom, 1690.

Description: 8vo., pp. [xxvi] 596 [xxxviii] + add. engraved titlepage. A little light browning and spotting, faint dampmark to title, library stamp to title recto and verso, last leaf, and one other leaf, faint dampmark to title. Early 20th-century tan calf by F. & T. Aitken, neatly rebacked, spine in six compartments with raised bands, tan morocco gilt label, corners lightly worn, a few small marks to boards. Bookplate of Peterhouse College, Cambridge, to upper pastedown and their shelfmark to title.

The last and best in a line of some half-dozen Dutch variorum editions of Sallust. "This is the best variorum edition...besides the notes of Gronovius, it contains the entire commentaries of Rivius, Paul Manutius, Ciaconius, and others; with the select notes of Gruter and Glareanus, &c. &c. It is a valuable book..." (Dibdin).

Bibliography: Schweiger II 879. Dibdin (4th edn.) II 385.

Reference Number: [24004]

Price: £150


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