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JOSEPHUS, Flavius. Antiquitatum Iudaicarum libri XX. Translated from Greek into Latin by Sigismundus Gelenius. -- De bello indaico libri VII. -- Contra Apionem libri II. -- De imperio rationis, sive de Machabaeis liber unus. Edited by Sigismundus Gelenius and Desiderius Erasmus. Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nikolaus Episcopius, August 1548.
2o (333 x 222 mm). Printer's device on title and verso of last leaf. (Title laid down, marginal repairs or light chipping at beginning and end, dampstaining throughout, lacks blank Eee6.) Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, remnants of clasps (varnished, some losses to leather, rebacked in calf antique). Provenance: early ink marginalia; Sir William Forbes (bookplate); Samuel Lewis (signature). Adams J-364; BM/STC German, p.463.
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