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A Rare 1680 Edition of Florus, with Numismatic Engravings

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A Rare 1680 Edition of Florus, with Numismatic Engravings
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Gräve, Johann Georg [editor]. L. ANNAEUS FLORUS RECENSITUS & ILLUSTRATUS A JOANNE GEORGIO GRAEVIO [printed title]. RES. ROMANAE CUM NOTIS JOAN. GEORG. GRAEVII [engraved title]. Trajecti Batavorum [Utrecht]: Joannem Ribbium, CIC ICC LXXX [1680]. 8vo [19.5 by 12 cm], contemporary full brown calf; spine with five raised bands. Finely engraved title by Romeyn de Hooghe. (34), 202, 179, (1), (4), (116) pages [pagination irregular as always]; printed title with publisher's woodcut; woodcut initials, headpieces and tailpiece; over 80 engravings throughout the text, mostly of Roman coins; folding Columnae Rostratae printed in red and black. Binding worn, especially at spine, with head chipped; marginal tears to frontispiece at gutter. See catalogue for full description.