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Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330-after 391) Rerum sub Impp. Constantio, Iuliano, Iouiano, Valentiniano & Valente, per xxvj. annos gestarum

Auction:
2637M
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$200$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2637M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330-after 391) Rerum sub Impp. Constantio, Iuliano, Iouiano, Valentiniano & Valente, per xxvj. annos gestarum Historia Libris XVIII. Lyons: Le Preux, 1591.
Octavo, with a separate title page for the Chronologia Marcelliniana, continuously signed, bound in full contemporary blind-tooled stiff Dutch parchment over boards, yapp edges, one leaf in the Gnomologia (Index) badly torn into six separate pieces, one still attached, the others loose between the pages, internal toning and spotting, signatures on title page, and an old stamp, one signature scribbled over, another abraded away with paper loss.
Estimate $200-300


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Ammianus Marcellinus, Ancient history, Ancient Rome, If and only if, Year of death unknown

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