M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum Libros XV

 M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum Libros XV

Martial.; Vincentius Collesso

Parisiis : Apud Antonium Cellier, 1680

Quarto, 27 cm. Bound in contemporary vellum. Gilt armorial stamp on covers. Joints split.  Engraved frontispiece. Engraved title vignette, head-pieces and initials.  [28], 793, [1], 59, 168 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : coat of arms.  Early armorial book plates.  Motto "probitas versus honos." Additional book plate of Hugh Cowie, Coll: S. S. Trin. Cantab., "Per coeli favorem." Schweiger II, 599.  Brunet III, 1492. Graesse IV, 425.  Commissioned by Louis XIV as part of a 65 volume collection of classics designed by the Duke of Montausier for the education of the Dauphin.

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