14 June 2006
PROPERTY FROM THE WESTERN RESERVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
GOLTZIUS, Hubert (1526-1583). C. Iulius Caesar sive historiae imperatorum Caesarumque Romanorum ex antiques numismatibus restitutiae liber primus. Bruges, 1563-74. 2 volumes. -- Fastos magistratum et triumphorum Romanorum...restitutos. Bruges, 1566. -- Graeciae universae asiae q. minoris et insularum nomismata veterum. Antwerp: Henrici Aertssii, 1618.
Together 4 volumes, 4o (317 x 228 mm). Engraved plates. Uniformly bound in French calf gilt (worn, covers detached, spines partly perished). Provenance: de Montault (inscriptions on titles); Bibliotheca Lamoniana (bookplate); Western Reserve Historical Society (bookplates, blindstamps).
A FINE SET OF GOLTZIUS'S IMPORTANT NUMISMATIC WORKS. FIRST EDITIONS of Fastos, a genealogy of ancient Rome, and first edition (with 1563 dated title) of C. Iulius Caesar sive historiae imperatorum Caesarumque Romanorum. Goltzius was a well-known Flemish printmaker, painter, publisher and numismatist. Fastos: Adams G-833; Berlin Kat. 4251; BM STC Dutch, p. 87; Brunet II, 1653. Sold not subject to return. (4)
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