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Author: [Sallust] Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: (Boxhorn, M.Z., ed.:)

Title: (Opera) [...]

Publication: Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana. 1634.

Description: 12mo (120 x 65mm), pp. [xvi], 310, [xxxiv]. Engraved title, woodcut vignette of Sallust facing p.1, ornament of the head of Medusa on p.216, ornament at end of index. Very minor mainly marginal foxing, the odd spot. Later (c.1800?) straight-grained morocco, double gilt ruled, bordered with roll of palmettes in blind, spine double gilt ruled, gilt fleurons and dentelles, gilt-lettered, inner edges gilt, a.e.g., silk bookmark. Wanting ffep, head and foot of spine and lower edges a trifle rubbed. 18th-century French bibliographic note to fly, illegible near contemporary autograph on [*]8.

Second reprint of the first Elzevir edition, also 1634.

Bibliography: Willems 412, Dibdin (4th edn) II 384.

Reference Number: [53180]

Price: £250


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