BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO
SUETONIUS (Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus) ~ (The Works). Opera, & In illa Commentarius Samuelis Pitisci, In Quo Antiquitates Romanae Ex Auctoribus Idoneis Fere Nongentis, Graecis Et Latinis, Veteribus & recentioribus, Perpetuo Tenore Explicantur.
Leuwarden: Franciscus Halma, 1714-15
2 volume set, 11.75 inches tall. A magnificent full morocco binding with gilt raised bands, gilt titles, pallets and double fillet framing the boards. Wide handsome dentelles and all edges gilt. Armorial bookplate. Other than a slight loss of head cap on the first volume this set is in fine condition and is spotless internally. Edited by Samuel Pitiscus On the first blank there is a neat and ancient ink inscription reading: 'Largest Papers - first impressions of the Plates - The Best Edition, Illustrated and explained by beautiful engravings'.