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1692 Works of Cicero Politics Philosophy ROME Letters Dutch Jacob Gronovio Latin“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius CiceroCicero was one of the most notable and prolific Roman figures of ancient Rome. His philosophical works and letters are considered the most reliable source of information for the period leading up to the fall of the Roman Republic. The works of Cicero have been published in numerous languages and formats from as early as the mid-15th-century; in fact, his work ‘De OfficiisÂ’ was notable for being the third book ever printed. (Baldwin, 590).This Latin set was published by Peter Van der Aa in Lyon in 1692 and was edited by the famous Dutch scholar Jacob Gronovius.

Item number: #4527

Price: $499

CICERO, Marcus TulliusMarci Tullii Ciceronis opera quae extant omnia ex mss. codicibus emendata studio atque industria Jani Gulielmii et Jani Gruteri, additis eorum notis integris, nunc denuo recognita ab Jacobo Gronovio, cujus ubique adjectae sunt emendationes, petitae partim ex libris MSS, partim ex animadversionibus virorum doctorum ; etiam orationibus illustratis accessione Asconii Pediani et doctissimi veteris scholiastae, numquam antea editi : appositis in margine ad utentis commodum numeris, non tantum Gruterianis, sed etiam apparatui Latinae locutionis Nizoliano respondentibus ; cum indicibus aliis correctis, aliis novis et accuratissimis.Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Petrum Van der Aa, 1692.Details: •

Collation: Complete with all pages; 6 volumesoVol. I, IV, VII, VIII, X, & XIo9 plates •

Language: Latin •Binding: Leather; tight & secureoVol. I – Front board detached but present•

Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

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1692 Works of Cicero Politics Philosophy ROME Letters

Estimate $499 - $1,000Oct 21, 2018
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