T. livii patavini historiarum libri, qui supersunt omnes et deperditorum fragmenta...
Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis D. A. Talboys, 1840.
8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to FFEPs. Bound for Richard Laurence Pemberton of Hawthorn Tower, County Durham, with his gilt supralibros to boards, armorial bookplates to all FEPs, and inked ownership inscriptions to verso of all FFEPs.
A handsomely bound early Victorian edition of the only extant work of Titus Livius (59 BCE-17 AD), his monumental history of Rome, Ab urbe condita libri (often referred to simply as his Historiarum), from the city's foundation in around 750 BCE to his own time, in the reign of Augustus.£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 23393