Dutch binding with arms of Amsterdam, 1744


Dutch armorial prize binding with Latin text, Lugdunum Batavorum [Leiden] dated 1744. Lucius Annaeus Florus: Epitome rerum Romanorum. Cum intergris Salmasii, Freinshemii, Graevii …. 8vo. [5 x 8ins, 13 x 21cm]. Contemporary full vellum gilt with the arms of Amsterdam in gilt to front and rear boards, spine gilt decorated in compartments with ms title to top compartment, engraved title page , folding map of the Roman Empire. Armorial bookplet of George Chetwynd to front pastedown. An attractive binding of its type and in excellent condition.

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