Caius Crispus Sallustius The Historian Translated Into English.

SALLUST. ROWE, JOHN, TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY.

£65.00

Publisher

Printed for the Executors of Richard Sare, and Sold by R. Williamson near Gray's Inn Gate in Holbourn.

Place

London

Date

1726

Item Description

12mo. 4.25 x 6.5 inches. xxiv + 250 pp. + [2] pp. publisher's advertisements. Register irregular at end but pagination is continuous. Bound in original calf; spine in compartment with raised bands with contrasting maroon morocco title label. A little loss at head and tail of spine, front hinges and joints starting to crack and small torn section of advertisement page fixed to surviving lower portion of blank rear flyleaf. Extremities worn and edges browned; otherwise a good copy, with a few text underlinings and ink blots and numerous signatures and initials at beginning and end, suggesting use as a school text book. John Rowe's edition of Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-c.35 BC), includes his two principal works, the Jugurthine War, 111-105 BC against the Numidians, and Catiline's conspiracy, 63 BC. Sallust was the earliest Roman historian whose works survive. The first edition was published 1709. (ESTC T131437).

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