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EDITIO PRINCEPS of Appian's histories


Romanarum historiarum [Greek]

Paris: Charles Estienne, 1551
  • $4,500.00

EDITIO PRINCEPS of Appian’s histories of the various Roman wars from the earliest times to the campaigns of Trajan.

Folio. 18th-century calf recently rebacked. Title leaf laid down and repaired; lower blank corners of last four leaves repaired (not affecting text). Greek type; Estienne’s basilisk device as Royal Greek Printer on title; foliated and grotesque Greek initials with matching headpieces. An attractive copy.