Leipzig, Engelh. Beniam. Svikerti, 1780. 8vo. Bound in one contemp. hcalf. Gilt back. Slightly rubbed. A small nick to top of spine. Small stamp on title. Engraved frontispiece. LIV,428;(1),452 pp. Some engraved textillustrations (mostly portraits on coins). Internally clean and fine. Geek text with extensive Latin commentaries and notes.
Aelianus' (A.D. 170-235) Varia deals with human life and history with excerpts and anecdotes of moralizing character. - His Fragments is a collection designed to illustrate the workings of providence and divine justice. - Dibdin I:231. - Brunet I:p. 63. - Graesse I: p. 24.