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Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus

Publication Date: 1636
Condition: VG
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Amstelodam 1636 Apud Ioannem Ianssonium. Ex Emendatione V. C. HVG: Groth. Lib. X. (Books 1-10 in this volume.) In Latin. 16mo., (2-1/2 x 4 inches), 190pp. plus 14pp of Testimonia, illustrated title page., full velleum. Lucan, 39-65, here recounts 'the mighty duel of Pompey and Caesar for the empire of the world. It is frequently bombastic, careless and inaccurate historically, but his descriptions are powerful, his use of language vivid and at its best his rhetoric is brilliant.' (Chambers's Biographical Dictionary.) Owner signed (John C. Cruger, Rome, 1889.) VG, worm holes in spine and two on rear cover. Bookseller Inventory # a38102

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Publication Date: 1636

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