Livius, Titus (64 or 59 BC-AD 12 or 17); trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Romane Historie.
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Livius, Titus (64 or 59 BC-AD 12 or 17); trans. Philemon Holland (1552-1637) The Romane Historie. London: Printed by Adam Islip, 1600. First edition in English, folio, large printer's woodcut device on title, first word of title is xylographic, woodcut portrait of Queen Elizabeth on verso of title, portrait of Livy; ownership inscription of William Walter dated 1600 on title; ex libris Algernon Capell, Earl of Essex, Viscount Maldon, and Baron Capell of Hadham, with his engraved bookplate dated 1701 pasted on verso of title, and likely in his binding of speckled calf, with gilt spine, and gold-tooled red morocco shelf-mark on spine with intertwined initials XS surmounted by a crown; ex libris James Heron Watson, with his bookplate; a solid binding, nicely rebacked, contents good, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
[A]6, B-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Zzz6, 4A-4Z6, 5A-5Z6, 6A-6F6 (First and last leaves are blank and appear integral).
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