Caius Julius Caesar - Quæ exstant - 1651

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Caius Julius Caesar - Quæ exstant - 1651
Geschichte, Heraldik, Illustriert, Militaria, Propaganda (Militär) - Anzahl: 1 - Buch

Full title; C. Iulii Caesaris Quae Exstant, Cum Selectis Variorum Commentariis, Quorum Plerique Novi, Opera Et Studio Arnoldi Montani ; Accedunt Notitia Galliae Et Notae Auctiores Ex Autographo Josephi Scaligeri.

With a magnificent engraving as title page and three page-wide images of military instruments. Now for a change not the Elzevier, though a rare first edition by Adriaen Wyngaerden,book printer in Leiden.
Full parchment binding. The pages have slightly browned and stained due to age, otherwise an attractive binding. The spine has been restored. The margins on the bottom of the title page and frontispiece have been cut away.

Caesar is known for keeping elaborate notes of all his campaigns. He insisted that these would be destroyed after his passing, though luckily one of his secretaries was disobedient. He pictures himself in this work as an honest, hard working soldier, without vanity, doing his best for Rome, conquering Europe.

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Objekt
Buch
Anzahl der Bücher
1
Thema
Geschichte, Heraldik, Illustriert, Militaria, Propaganda (Militär)
Autor/ Illustrator
Caius Julius Caesar
Buchtitel
Quæ exstant
Zustand
Gebraucht
Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
1651
Ausgabe
Neuauflage
Sprache
Latein
Originalsprache
Ja
Verlag
Lugd. Bat. (Leiden) ex officina, Adriani Wyngaerden
Bindung
Pergament
Anzahl der Seiten
864
Abmessungen
18×11 cm
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