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The Best Numismatic Edition of Florus

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The Best Numismatic Edition of Florus
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Florus, L(ucius). Annaeus. EPITOME RERUM ROMANORUM, EX RECENSIONE JO. GEORGII GRAEVII, CUM EJUSDEM ANNOTATIONIBUS LONGE AUCTORIBUS. ACCESSERE NOTAE INTEGRAE CL. SALMASII, JO. FREINSHEMII, & VARIORUM. NEC NON NUMISMATA ET ANTIQUA MONUMENTA IN HAC NOVA EDITIONE, SUO CUIQUE LOCO INSERTA. CUM VARIANTIBUS LECTIONIBUS & INDICE. IN FINE ADDITUS EST L. AMPELIUS EX BIBLIOTHECA CL. SALMASII. TOMUS I & II. Amsterdam, Apud Georgium Gallet, 1702. Two parts in one volume. Thick 8vo [20.5 by 12.5 cm], contemporary brown full calf; armorial device impressed in gilt on both boards; spine with five raised bands, decorated in gilt; red spine label, gilt; speckled page edges. (22), 533, 242, (98), 46 pages; titles printed in red and black; finely engraved allegorical frontispieces by J. Goeree and R. de Hooghe, both dated 1703; folding inscription plate printed in red and black; engravings of ancient Roman coins in the text of volume I. Light wear to binding, with chip at head of spine; contents near fine. A decent copy of this rare volume, the first we have offered in quite some time. The best numismatic edition of Florus's history of Rome, edited by the German classical scholar and numismatist Johann Georg Gröve. Brunet column 1312. Dekesel F122. Hirsch 41. Lipsius 129.