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THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROMAN EMPIRE
IN A ROYAL BINDING WITH GILT COAT OF ARMS OF HABSBURG-HUNGARY ROYAL FAMILY


NIEUPOORT, GUILLAME HENRI. Historia reipublicae et imperii Romanorum ab urbe condita ad annum urbis 727 quo Octaviano Caesari summa imperii cum nomine Augusti delata fuit. Contexuit ex monumentis veterum G. H. Nieupoort. Tomus primus [-2.]. Venetiis: typis Josephi Bettinelli, 1732.

2 volumes in 8vo (166x102 mm), attractive contemporary blind-tooled full calf binding with gilt coat of arms on both covers, blind-tooled floral borders, spine with six raised bands with geometrical blind-toolings, other floral rhomboidal blindtoolings at compartments containings small crowns, pp. [1, blank], [1, frontispiece[, [1, title-page], [1, blank], [58], 472 for the first volume; pp. 592 for the second volume.

Nice Venetian edition of Nieupoort's Historia Reipublicae et Imperii Romanorum («History of Roman Republic and Empire») in a precious binding. A classic text of Roman history, from the foundation until the year 728.

WILLELM HENDRIK NIEUPOORT (1670-about 1730), also known with the Latin name NEOPORTUS, was a Dutch lawyer and historian. He was professor of Ancient History at University of Utrecht. His major works, Rituum romanorum explicatio (1712) and the present Historia reipublicae et imperii Romanorum (1723) became in Europe the classic reference books for the history of the period.

PROVENANCE: Gilt coat of arms of the Habsburg family on both covers.

REFERENCES: IT\ICCU\TO0E\016442. Not in Brunet or Graesse.

Condition

A very fine copy, in a superb royal binding.

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€600.00

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[Roman History, Binding] Nieupoort, 1732, 2 vols

Estimate €1,000 - €1,200
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€600
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