1623 Lives of the Emperors Caesar The Imperiall Historie Folio 13" Tall Leather
SCARCE TITLE: MEXIA, Pedro (1497–1551). The Imperiall Historie; or the Lives of the Emperors, from Julius Caesar, the First Founder of the Roman Monarchy, unto the Present… Translated into English by Edward Grimeston. London: H.L. for Matthew Lownes, 1623. Folio in sixes (12.75" x 8.5"). Engraved title–page, woodcut initials, woodcut head– and tail–pieces. Contemporary English calf twice ruled in gilt with fleuron cornerpieces gilt, rebacked with modern spine, raised bands, red morocco lettering–piece gilt, all edges gilt (cover edges repaired, endpapers renewed). SECOND ENGLISH EDITION. A SCARCE TITLE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.