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Reliure aux armes de Pinto / Valère Maxime le Grand / Jacobus Perizonius; Schultingh; A Torrenius - Valerii Maximi Libri Novem Factorum Dictorumque Memorabilium : Cum Notis ... observationes - 1726

Period binding with rare coat of arms with 5 crescents unknown to the OLH (probably from Pinto: silver with five crescents).

Contains an important quarto edition, neat, commented and annotated of the famous collection of historical anecdotes known as Facta et dicta mirabilia by the Latin author Valerius Maximus published around 31 AD and dedicated to the emperor Tiberius. Counts among the most diffused ancient texts in the Middle Ages, constitutes with some other texts (Ancient History until Caesar, Facts of the Romans, Livy of Bersuire, City of God of Raoul de Presles) one of the pillars of the knowledge of Antiquity at the end of the Middle Ages".

Opens on the beautiful frontispiece engraved by J. Wandelaar. Title page printed in red and black, he text is enhanced with lovely woodcut typographic ornaments on wood.

Period brown glazed full calfskin binding, spine adorned with 5 raises bands and gilded embossing. Faded leather, cracked and scuffed, missing the title label, split joints, gilding on the spine faded. The coat of arms on the covers are still in very good condition. Damaged cuts, blunt corners. Fresh and clean inside, some inconsequential foxing.

Author: Valère Maxime le Grand / Jacobus Perizonius; Antonius Schultingh; Abraham Torrenius
Title: Valerii Maximi Libri Novem Factorum Dictorumque Memorabilium : Cum Notis integris Henrici Loriti Glareani, stephani Pighii, Justi Lipsii, Christophori Coleri, et Johannis Vorstii, Nec non Selectis aliorum Boservationibus ; Quibus accedunt Emendationes ineditae Casparis Barthii, Francisci Guyeti et Marquardi Gudii : Item Notae & B observationes Perpetuae Jacobi Perizonii : ut & Antonii Schultingii, JC & Antecessoris, Exercitatio Ad Val. Max. Lib. VII. Cap. VII. De Testamentis Reseissis. Ad plurimorum MSS. fidem opus recensuit, & notas adjecit Abrahamus Torrenius.‎

Publisher: Leidæ, apud Samuelem Luchtmans, 1726. 4to volume of 28 x 22 cm [46], 914, [183] pages.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Art, Fine Bindings, Genealogy, Heraldry, No Reserve Price
Author/ Illustrator Reliure aux armes de Pinto / Valère Maxime le Grand / Jacobus Perizonius; Schultingh; A Torrenius
Book Title Valerii Maximi Libri Novem Factorum Dictorumque Memorabilium : Cum Notis ... observationes
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1726
Edition 1st Edition
Language French
Original language Yes
Binding/ Material Leather
Number of pages 673
Dimensions 28×22 cm
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