Rerum Gestarum Qui de XXXI supersunt, Libri XVIII. Ope MSS. codicum emandati ab Fredrico Lindenbrogio & Henrici Hadrianoque Valesiis cum eorundem integris Observationibus & Annotationibus, Item Exerpta vetera de Gestis Constantini & regum Italiae. Omnia nunc recognita Jacobo Gronovio.

Leiden, Petrum van der Aa, 1693. 4to. Contemp. full calf, richly gilt back. Slightly rubbed. A few small nicks to leather. Engraved portrait (Gronovius), engraved frontispiece. (66),724,(20) pp., 1 half-page engr., 14 engr. plates (8 portraits and 6 with coins) and 3 large folded engr. plates (battlescenes by Romeyn de Hooghe). A dampstain in lower part of the first ab. 250 leaves, decreasing.

First edition by Gronovius, issued the same year in folio and in 4to (as here). - "An admirable edition, highly spoken of by Ernesti and Harwood, and well known in the republic of literature. To the notes of Lindenbrogius and other editors (placed below the text) Gronovius has added some excellent annotations of his own." (Dibdin I:257)

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