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CAESAR, Julius (100 B.C.--44 B.C)
[Commentaries. French. 1763]
Les commentaires de César. Nouvelle édition revue, corrigée et augmentée de notes historiques et géographiques. Et d'une carte nouvelle de la Gaule & du plan d'Alise, par Mr. Danville. Tome premier (second).
A Amsterdam et A Leipzig chez Arkstee & Merkus, 1763.
2 vols ; 17.2 cm. (12º)
I: xx, 407, [1] p., [1] port., [2] pl., [5] plans (3 fold.), [2] fold. maps (1 hand-col.)
II: [4], 432 p. [1] port., [1] pl., [3] plans (2 fold.)

Based on the translation of d'Ablancourt. Title-page allegorical vignettes, that to vol. II with motto: 'Sibi Constans Pluribus Intenta'. Includes the three works traditionally included in the corpus of Julius Caesar's works, although not by him, The 'Bellum Alexandrinum' (probably by A. Hirtius) and the anonymous 'Bellum Africum' and 'Bellum Hispaniense'. With a 'Catalogue Des Livres. A l'usage des Militaires' at the end. Brunet, I, 1460.

Copy Notes Volume I front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil 2 Tom 6.

Binding C18th 'catspaw' mottled sheep, gilt-tooled spines, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 867


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