STORIES FROM GNAEUS POMPEIUS TROGUS 1542 Italian Vellum. Measures 6" inches in height by 4" inches in width. Bound in its original vellum book format. A Name is written inside the cover. Perhaps this book was passed down by family?
The title page features a silographic frame with medallions depicting Janus, Caesar, Cleopatra, Aurelia, Pompey and Alexander the Great with beautiful ornate initials (see photo). The book has many engraving illustrations at the start of each chapter. They are small, but very detailed. See the first page for more details of how they look! The book is thick and has 160 solid pages with fresh and very readable paper.
Published by Bernardino Bindoni in Milan, Italy. The item "STORIES FROM GNAEUS POMPEIUS TROGUS 1542 Italian Vellum Antique Rare" is in sale since Wednesday, September 11, 2019.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "socialblossum-1" and is located in Nashville, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.