C. Cornelius Tacitus, cum optimis exemplaribus collatus. 

Amsterdam, Daniel Elzevir, 1678. 

One vol. in 3, 24mo in 8s, pp. [8], 9-240, 241-440, 441-624, [23], [1 (blank)]; title copper-engraved, woodcut initials; a very good copy in eighteenth-century English polished calf, gilt red morocco lettering-pieces to spines, board-edges roll-tooled in gilt, edges speckled red; small mark to upper board vol. I, minor worming to upper joint vol. II, otherwise an excellent set; early ink initials ‘CK’ to p. 9, modern private collector’s bookplate to upper pastedown.

£275

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A remarkably fresh set of the third and final Elzevir edition of this format, reprinted from the edition of 1665. 

Graesse VI, pt ii, p. 9; Willems 1555. 

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