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Panvinio, Onofrio (1529-1568) Reipublicae Romanae Commentariorum Libri Tres.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Panvinio, Onofrio (1529-1568) Reipublicae Romanae Commentariorum Libri Tres. Paris: Egidium & Nicolaum Gillios, 1588.
Octavo, this edition also contains Frontinus's works, De Coloniis, and Origo Gentis Romanae, the two works with separate title pages, bound in contemporary stiff parchment, lacking ties, somewhat rumpled, contemporary ink names on the title, blue library stamp used on verso of the first title and elsewhere, "Ex Bibl. ad aed. Mar. Magoal," 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Panvinio was a historian obsessed with the ancient history of Rome; he also served as an Augustan Hermit and was librarian to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese.
Estimate $200-300

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Panvinio, Paris, historian, librarian, Alessandro Farnese