C. Julii Caesaris Quae Exstant

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by Julius Caesar

Bibliographic Information

Author: Julius Caesar

Title: C. Julii Caesaris Quae Exstant

Publication Info: Edition tertia. Londini: E [sic] typographaeo Mariae Matthews : Impensis J. & B. Sprint, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth, J. Bowyer, H. Clements, Gul. Taylor, T. Ward, Gul. & J. Innys, & Gul. Churchill, 1719.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Listed in the Jefferson Inventory of Wythe's Library as Caesar Delphini. 8vo. and given by Thomas Jefferson to his grandson Thomas Jefferson Randolph. The precise edition owned by Wythe is unknown. George Wythe's Library[1] on LibraryThing indicates this adding "Several octavo editions were published, the first in 1693." The Brown Bibliography[2] lists the London 3rd edition published in 1719 based on the copy Jefferson sold to the Library of Congress.[3] The Wolf Law Library followed Brown's suggestion and purchased the third edition edited by Joannes Godvinus.

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in octavo calf on 5 raised bands with gilt compartments and spine label and covers blind tooled. Red and brown sprinkled edges. contains arms bookplate to pastedown. Titlepage in red and black. Purchased from Abbey Antiquarian Books.

View this book in William & Mary's online catalog.


  1. LibraryThing, s. v. "Member: George Wythe," accessed on November 13, 2013, http://www.librarything.com/profile/GeorgeWythe
  2. Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file. Earlier edition available at: https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/13433
  3. E. Millicent Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 2nd ed. (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1983), 1:28-29 [no.59].