Strabonis Rerum Geographicarum Libri XVII

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Bibliographic Information

Author: Strabo

Title: Strabonis Rerum Geographicarum Libri XVII

Publication Info: Lutetiae Parisiorum : Typis regiis, 1620.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Listed in the Jefferson Inventory of Wythe's Library as Strabo. Gr. Lat. fol. 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 without selecting a specific edition. The Brown Bibliography[2] lists the 1620 edition published in Paris based on the copy Jefferson sold to the Library of Congress.[3] The Wolf Law Library followed Brown's suggestion and purchased the Paris edition.

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in contemporary, recased blind stamped calf. Boards feature elaborate tooling, spine has gilt lettering.

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

External Links

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  1. LibraryThing, s. v. "Member: George Wythe," accessed on November 13, 2013,
  2. Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file. Earlier edition available at:
  3. E. Millicent Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 2nd ed. (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1983), 4:86 [no.3820].