Item #313350 [HISTORIA ROMANA] Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romana Cum Notis Integris Dominici Machanei, Eliae Vineti, Andreae Schotti, Jani Gruteri, Nec Non Excerptis Frid. Sylburgii & Annae Fabri Filiae. Curante Joanne Arntzenio, Jcto. Sextus Aurelius VICTOR, c. 320- c. 390.
[HISTORIA ROMANA] Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romana Cum Notis Integris Dominici Machanei, Eliae Vineti, Andreae Schotti, Jani Gruteri, Nec Non Excerptis Frid. Sylburgii & Annae Fabri Filiae. Curante Joanne Arntzenio, Jcto.
[HISTORIA ROMANA] Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romana Cum Notis Integris Dominici Machanei, Eliae Vineti, Andreae Schotti, Jani Gruteri, Nec Non Excerptis Frid. Sylburgii & Annae Fabri Filiae. Curante Joanne Arntzenio, Jcto.
[HISTORIA ROMANA] Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romana Cum Notis Integris Dominici Machanei, Eliae Vineti, Andreae Schotti, Jani Gruteri, Nec Non Excerptis Frid. Sylburgii & Annae Fabri Filiae. Curante Joanne Arntzenio, Jcto.

[HISTORIA ROMANA] Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romana Cum Notis Integris Dominici Machanei, Eliae Vineti, Andreae Schotti, Jani Gruteri, Nec Non Excerptis Frid. Sylburgii & Annae Fabri Filiae. Curante Joanne Arntzenio, Jcto.

Amstelodami (Amsterdam) & Trajecti Batav (Utrecht): Janssonio-Waesbergios & Jacobum a Poolsum, MDCCXXXIII (1733), First Printing of This Edition. Quarto, contemporary full blind-stamped vellum, black leather title label on spine lettered in gilt. [48], 668, [134] pages. Engraved Frontispiece, title leaf printed in red & black with intaglio vignette, one additional full-page engraved plate [41] pp preliminaries, + 668 pp + [134] pp Index at rear; numerous coins and medals engraved intaglio within text, reproducing the portraits of the main characters in the history of Rome. Magnificent printing with diverse fonts to differentiate the texts and notes. Original binding of the period in full vellum with ornate centerpiece in blind on front and rear panels. Vellum darkened; corners knocked a bit, front hinge slightly split alone outer edge and with some signs of old repair but holding very tightly (the cords intact, the split is cosmetic); ink name dated 1852 at head of title and another in pencil on the front endpaper, dated 1880. A Magnificent Book. Item #313350

¶ Probably the most beautiful edition that brings together the different works of the Roman historian and politician Aurelius Victor (c. 320 - c. 390). The commentaries are by the most illustrious philologists and historians headed by the editor Jan Arntzenius (1702-1759), Johannes Metellus (1520-1597), Andreas Shottus (1579), Fredericus Sylburgius (1536-1596) and Anna Fabri (1645-1727). ).

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