Title: De bello Civili Libri Decem. Eiusdem uita in fine operis, ad uetustiss. scripta exemplaria emendati: quorum uarias lectiones ad calcem reiecimus, 1545
Author: Annaeus Lucanis
Publisher: Lvtetiae, Ex Officina R. Stephani, typ. regii
Condition: Very Good
A mid 16th century edition of Lucan's Pharsalia, also known as De Bello Civili (On The Civil War), being the great Roman epic poem on the war between Julius Caesar and Pompey, as well as the Battle of Pharsalia. There is contemporary ruling to the pages.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, 273+(7) pages
This volume is in very good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, notably to the hinges, which have been internally repaired, albeit crudely, with binder’s tape. There is light, scattered staining throughout, mostly to the title page.