1521 2nd ALDINE ed Suetonius Twelve Caesars Roman Julius Caesar Nero Augustus

SUETONIUS, Tranquillus Caius

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“Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.”

― Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars

 

A rare 2nd edition of the 1516 Aldus edition of Suetonius’s ‘Twelve Caesars.’  This rare printing includes commentaries by Erasmus, and a dedication letter by Egnatius to Jean Grolier. The emperors covered in this work include the following: Julius Caesar, Octavius, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasianus, Titus, and Domitianus.

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1521 2nd ALDINE ed Suetonius Twelve Caesars Roman Julius Caesar Nero Augustus

with RARE ERASMUS of Rotterdam Commentary!

 

“Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.”

Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars

 

A rare 2nd edition of the 1516 Aldus edition of Suetonius’s ‘Twelve Caesars.’  This rare printing includes commentaries by Erasmus, and a dedication letter by Egnatius to Jean Grolier. The emperors covered in this work include the following: Julius Caesar, Octavius, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasianus, Titus, and Domitianus.

Item number: #331

Price: $1950

SUETONIUS, Tranquillus Caius

XII Caesares / Sexti Aurelii Victoris a D. Caesare Augusto usque ad Theodesium excerpta.. Eutropij de gestis Romanorum Lib. X.. Pauli Diaconi libri VIII ad Eutropij historiam additi ; Index rerum memorabilium ab Joanne Baptista Egnatio … ; Annotationes etiam Erasmi …

Venetiis in aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri mense maio M.D. XXI.), [1521]. Second Aldine edition. Adams S-2035; Ahmanson-Murphy 201; Renouard, Alde, 91:7; EDIT 16 CNCE 37658.

Details:

  • Foliation complete with all pages: [60], 320 leaves
    • Signatures: A-G8 H4 a-z aa-rr8 (D8 blank)
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Language: Latin
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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Category

Classical Greco-Roman

Authors

SUETONIUS, Tranquillus Caius

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete