Title: Pauli Orosii presbyteri Hispani Adversus paganos historiarum libri septem; ut et Apologeticus contra Pelagium de arbitrii libertate, 1767
Author: Paulus Orosius; Franciscus Fabricius, Marcoduranus; Ludovicus Lautius; Siwart Haverkamp
Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Samuelem et Joannem Luchtmans
Condition: Very Good
A mid 18th century edition of Orosius’ Pauli Orosii presbyteri Hispani Adversus paganos historiarum libri septem, in which he defends Christianity, denouncing polytheism and other ethnic faiths, attributing the fall of the Roman Empire to “paganism”. This edition is illustrations with numerous in text copperplate engravings of various coins.
This volume has been bound in vellum as a prize binding, with central gilt designs to the center depicting several figures and bearing the crossed keys of Leiden.
One vellum bound volume in quarto, (38)+634+(30) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with light rubbing and staining to the boards. There is very little foxing throughout.