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Dio Cassius

Published by Roberti Stephani, Paris, 1551
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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The original Greek (the editio princeps) of the epitome of the Roman History of Dio (or, Dion) Cassius, the abridgment by J. Xiphilinus, bound with the separately published Latin translation. Renouard 80, #8 and #9; Adams D513 and D575. Schreiber #108 (the Greek volume only). See Mortimer French #170 and #171. 4to. 357,(3)pp. Title in Greek & Latin. Text entirely in Greek. Woodcut device on title. Large decorative initials. BOUND WITH: Dio Cassius. RERU[M] ROMANORUM. EPITOME. [Translated by] Guilielmo Blanco. Paris: (R. Stephanus). 1551. 4to. (6),280,(10)pp. Latin text. Index. The issue with the woodcut arms of Cardinal Georges d'Armagnac on the title. Decorative initials. The two bound together in cont. vellum, morocco spine label. Minor worm damage at fore-edge of front cover. Some light text soiling. The name "Roberto Stephani" in the imprint of the first work partly defaced, but still legible. Bookseller Inventory # 8109

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Publisher: Roberti Stephani, Paris

Publication Date: 1551

Binding: Vellum

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: y First edition thus.

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