Auction 408 / Lot n° 2411

STRADA, Jacopo (1507-1588) - Epitome Thesauri antiquitatum. Lyon: Jacopo Strada e Tommaso Guerrino, 1553. First French edition of this humanist collection of portraits and coins of the Roman Emperors by the Italian polymath scholar Strada. 4to (245 x 165mm). Large woodcut device on title and full-page arms of the dedicatee Jena Jacques Fugger on verso, woodcut initials and numerous medallion portraits (title lightly soiled, occasional light foxing). 18th-century calf, gilt spine and red edges (some rubbing and chipping, joints splitting). Provenance: Joseph Maly? (early ownership inscription on title) - Sir Charles Frederick (1709-1785, member of the English parliament; book plate).

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 200 - 300

Sold € 180