Baskerville's Sallust and Florus (1773)

Baskerville's Sallust and Florus 'C. Crispus Sallustius et L. Annaeus Florus'

Published: Birminghamiae: Typis Joannis Baskerville

Date: 1773

first edition 4to full gilt decorated calf, ex-libris bookplate and inscription, minor worming to one blank leaf, rebacked [ms note 1933] retaining eps and blanks [1] [2] 198 [3] 199, 102, 200, 205-225 [2] 227, 230-317 [1] few pagination errors with blanks as called for, edges of boards with floral border gilt, central gilt design to boards of portcullis surmounted by crown/rose, same designs alternated along spine, extremities of boards and spine rubbed, losses to remounted spine

ex Ashbourne Grammar School library donated by Rev. W. de Pipe Belcher with his signature dated 1870 'Thurlby Rectory, Newark'

Sallust (86-c35BC) was an early Roman historian in the time of Julius Caesar The historian Florus (c74-130 AD) lived during the time of the emperors Trajan and Hardrain.


full calf gilt


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