1664 LIVY History of Rome Ab Urbe Condita Elzevier Punic WARS 3v Gronovius ed

LIVY, Titus

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“Men of outstanding ability are more likely to lack the power of controlling their own people than of defeating an enemy in battle.”

― Livy, The History of Rome

 

Few works on the history of Rome are as important and impactful as Livy’s ‘Ab Urbe Condita.’ Livy began working on this work at the end of the 1st-century BC and covers the earliest times and the foundation of Rome through the reign of Caesar Augustus.

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1664 LIVY History of Rome Ab Urbe Condita Elzevier Punic WARS 3v Gronovius ed

 

“Men of outstanding ability are more likely to lack the power of controlling their own people than of defeating an enemy in battle.”

― Livy, The History of Rome

 

Few works on the history of Rome are as important and impactful as Livy’s ‘Ab Urbe Condita.’ Livy began working on this work at the end of the 1st-century BC and covers the earliest times and the foundation of Rome through the reign of Caesar Augustus.

 

Item number: #6893

Price: $750

 

LIVY, Titus

 

Titi Livii Historiarum Quod Extant, “Cum perpetuis Gronovii et Variorum notis

 

Amsterdam: Elzevier, 1664.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 volumes
    • I – [48], 820, [76]
      • Printed 1665
    • II – 842, [70]
    • III – 997, [91]
  • References: Willems 747;
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Bridgewater Library
    • The Bridgewater Library was a family library, “the oldest large family collection in England to survive intact into modern times”.
    • The library was begun by Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley at Tatton Park in Cheshire, and added to by his son John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater. John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater also added to the library, and is said to have compiled a manuscript catalogue to it. The library now “forms the core of the Elizabethan and early Stuart collection at the Huntington Library.”
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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6893

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

European History

Authors

LIVY, Titus

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete