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Title: Antiquitatum Romanarum corpus absolutissimum. Cum notis Doctissimis ac locupletissimis Thomae Dempsteri I.C. ... Editio postrema, ab innumerabilibus erroribus repurgata.
Description: 12. Trajecti ad Rhenum (Utrecht), Apud Guilielmum vande Water, 1701, thick in-4, 24 x 19 cm, (xii) + 956 + (30) pp, index, with 7 engr. plates (by P. Philippe), cont. vellum, ties missing, smooth spine, gilt supralibros with coat of arms on front and back cover. The text is sometimes in 2 columns, printed in roman and italic with occasional Greek quotations The engrav. half-title bears the inscription; "Romanarum antiquitatum corpus absolutissimum cum notis doctissimis Thomae Dempsteri I.C. et oeneis figuris accuratissimis." Johann Roszfeld, 1551- 1626, a Lutheran preacher from Saxony. This first compilation of Roman "antiquities" (religion, law, literature, customs) was first published at Basel in 1583; Thomas Dempster, 1579 - 1625, a Scots historian and humanist, publ. an expanded edition (Paris, 1613). Bound in at the end (with continous pagination) ; Pauli Manutii Antiquitatum Romanorum Libri Duo, de Legibus ed de Senatu...studio And. Schotti. .

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Price: EUR 500.00 = appr. US$ 543.42 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 29751