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Lot 999: HAARLEM -- JULIUS OBSEQUENS. Quæ supersunt ex libro de prodigiis. Cum anima
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
HAARLEM -- JULIUS OBSEQUENS. Quæ supersunt ex libro de prodigiis. Cum animadv. J. Schefferi, et suppl. C. Lycosthenis. Cur. F. Oudendorpio. Leyden, S. Luchtmans, 1720. (64), 215, (56) pp. Fine cont. cf. w. dec. gilt back & gilt coat of arms of Haarlem on both sides, surrounded by gilt dec. borders. (Label, ties & prize gone, corner free endpaper cut off, lower margin faintly stained in places). A history of omens and prodigies in the later Roman Republic, and the historical events accompanying them. Julius Obsequens was a 4th-c. historian who used Livy as a source. - Schweiger II, 619-20; Spoelder, 590 (Haarl. 3).
Estimated Price: € 200