C. Crispus Sallustius ex Museo Iohann. Isaci Pontani
Sallust, or Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-35 BC), was a historian and politician from a plebiean background. This book is an example of the portable books of the late Renaissance made popular by printers such as Aldus Manutius in the decades prior. Latin language text.
Publisher: Apud Ioan. Ianssonium
Date Published: 
Place Published: Amstelodami
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 182,  pp. 11cm Engraved title-page. Boards detached and spine leather missing. Leather rubbed along edges of front board. Leather missing from back board. Binding remains intact. Bookplate for Edward Synge. Date written in ink '1632' on title-page, although COPAC [Leighton Library] states 1627.