JUSTINI Ex TROGO POMPEIO HISTPRIA, Fidelissima Recognitione nunc Postremò, collatis ad Auctorem et Graecis & Latinis Historicis, pristinae veritati restituta. Adiectae sunt praeterea & Monarchiae ad calcem libri huius: vnde quibus & quandiu quisq[ue] Regum imperârit, deprehendere facilè est: plurimum ad historiarum lectionem facientes. Cum Indice locupletissimo. Marcus Junianus . Trogus Justinus, Pompeius, also Justin.

JUSTINI Ex TROGO POMPEIO HISTPRIA, Fidelissima Recognitione nunc Postremò, collatis ad Auctorem et Graecis & Latinis Historicis, pristinae veritati restituta. Adiectae sunt praeterea & Monarchiae ad calcem libri huius: vnde quibus & quandiu quisq[ue] Regum imperârit, deprehendere facilè est: plurimum ad historiarum lectionem facientes. Cum Indice locupletissimo.

Venetiis: Apud Joannem Salis, 1617. 1st edition thus. [32], 342, [6] pp. Printer's device to t.p. Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. 8vo: a - b^8 A - X^8 Y^6. K2 mis-signed H2. 5-3/4" x 4". Period full vellum binding, with hand-inked title to spine. Some vellum loss to front cover. Lacking ties. Period pos to ffep, with marginal annotations throughout. A VG copy. Item #34520

"Justin (Latin Marcus Junianius (or Junianus) Justinus) was a Latin historian who lived under the Roman Empire. His name is mentioned only in the title of his own history... Of his personal history nothing is known. He is the author of Historiarum Philippicarum libri XLIV, a work described by himself in his preface as a collection of the most important and interesting passages from the voluminous Historiae philippicae et totius mundi origines et terrae situs, written in the time of Augustus by Pompeius Trogus. ... The 11th EB notes that his history contained much valuable information. and that the style, though far from perfect, is clear and occasionally elegant." [Wiki].

An uncommon edition of this popular work- we find only a copy in Italy [via KVK search].

Price: $450.00

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