Caii Julii Caesaris et A. Hirtii de Rebus a Caesare Gestis Commentarii

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by Julius Caesar

This is the first Foulis edition of Caesar's Commentaries, edited by Samuel Clarke, in the rare large paper issue. "This edition is a very magnificent and rare one, and in considerable request, both on account of the beauty of the impression, and of the great reputation which the Foulises have so justly acquired, by the numerous editions of the Classics published by them." [1]

Bibliographic Information

Author: Julius Caesar

Title: Caii Julii Caesaris et A. Hirtii de Rebus a Caesare Gestis Commentarii

Published: Glasguae: In Aedibus Academicis : Excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis, 1750.

Edition:

Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in full, old polished calf, with brown morocco title label on the spine. Has five raised bands with floral-design gilt tooling in the compartments, triple-line borders around the covers, doubline-line borders on the cover edges, floral & leaf-form tooling along the leather turn-ins. All the edges are stained red with marbled paper endpapers and a light blue silk bookmarker bound in. Purchased from Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.

References

  1. J. W. Moss, Classical Bibliography (1837), Vol. I, p. 236)