Title: M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia, sive de bello civili Caesaris et Pompeii Lib. X. Ex emendatione Hug. Grotii cum eiusdem Notis, 1651
Author: Marcus Annaeus Lucanus; Hugo Grotius
Publisher: Amsterodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium
A mid 17th century pocket 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. Bound in at the end are Grotius’ notes on the Pharsalia. There is a charming doodle on one of the pastedowns.
One volume in 32mo, (12)+377+(7) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, cracking to the front hinge, and leather lacking to the front cover. There is light foxing throughout.