DELLE GUERRE CIVILI DEI ROMANI, Tradotto da Messer Alexandro Braccese Fiorentino. Nuovamente Con Somma Diligentia Impresso
[Appianus] Appiano Alexandrino, [Roman Civil Wars]
Price: 2,850.00 USD
(Firenze: di Filippo Giunta, 1519), VERY RARE FIRST PRINTING BY GIUNTA AND THE FIRST IN A MODERN LANGUAGE. Appian's Roman history comprises narratives of the various Roman conquests from the earliest times to the accession of Vespasian, in twenty-four books (of which nine books survive complete). Rare, the first printing of Appianus translated into Italian. With the printer's woodblock on the title-page. 8vo, antique Italian calf, the boards ruled in gilt, the spine gilt tooled with central floral devices in compartments between wide flat gilt tooled bands, gilt lettered. 287 ff, (1) pp. A finely preserved copy with light wear to the binding. A wonderful and very rare survival.
- By This Author: [Appianus] Appiano Alexandrino, [Roman Civil Wars]
- By This Publisher: (Firenze: di Filippo Giunta, 1519)