FINE ELZEVIR IN SPLENDID 17TH CENTURY CRUSHED MOROCCO
JUSTINIUS ~ History (Justini Historiarum Ex Trogo Pompeio Lib. XLIV cum notis Isaaci Vossii).
Batavorum Lugdunum: Elzevir, 1640
Full crushed morocco, 4.75 inches tall. A delightful little volume in a sumptuous binding with gilt bands and floral tooling to the panels, dentelles, triple gilt fillet to the boards and all edges gilt. With wonderful gilt stamped endpapers. Voluptuous engraved title page. There were two first editions, this being the larger without the dedication from Vossius to Bielke but with summaries of the contents of each book. With the Bookplate of the Hayhurst Collection.