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    An Aldine Press Edition of
    Julius Caesar's War Commentaries

    [Julius Caesar]. C. Ivlii Caesaris Commentariorum De Bello Gallico, libri IIX, Civili Pompeiano, lib. III, Alexandrino, lib. I, Africano, lib I, Hispaniensi, lib. I... Venetiis: In Aedibus Manutianis, 1566. Octavo. [16], 320, [39] leaves (lacking last leaf with printer's device on verso). Aldine dolphin and anchor device on title page, two double page woodcut maps, five single page woodcut plans. Full vellum, gilt title in decorative border stamped on spine. Boards rubbed and soiled, small holes in binding from biopredation; hinges cracked, minor signs of biopredation to end papers and L4 with paper loss in its lower margins not affecting text, last six leaves coming loose, lacking last unnumbered leaf, many ink marks and holograph annotations (heavy at times), foxing, soiling, some browning, minor dampstains; nonetheless in good condition.

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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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