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JOSEPHUS, Flavius. De antiquitatibus contra Appionem libri II. -- De bello Iudaico, libri septum -- De Imperatrice ratione liber uns, in quo martyrium Machabaeorum describitur. Lyons: Sebastian Gryphius, 1528.
3 volumes, 8o (158 x 92 mm). Large woodcut printer's device on title-pages and at end. (Some occasional pale browning and spotting.) 18th century salmon calf gilt, spine richly gilt, gilt-lettered in two black morocco lettering-pieces (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Jesuit College at Dimouen (early ownership inscriptions on title-pages, some underlining and marginalia).
Fine set. The Latin translation is attributed to the 4th century priest of Aquileia, Tyrannius Rufinus. Hoffman II, 449. (3)
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