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The history of early Rome: PB 211-2003

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The history of early Rome


Author: Livy
Translator: Sélincourt, Aubrey de
Illustrator: Scorzelli, Raffaele
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Mardersteig, Giovanni
Designer: Officina Bodoni
Printer: Stamperia Valdónega



By Livy ; translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt ; illustrated by Raffaele Scorzelli

Translation of books 1-5 of Ab urbe condita.

Xviii, 1-499 [3] p : ill. (16 plates, 1 fold map) ; 27 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1970


Colophon: "This edition ... has been planned at the Officina Bodoni and printed in Verona at the Stamperia Valdonega by Giovanni Mardersteig who signs here [signature]. The illustrations have been drawn in Rome by Raffaele Scorzelli, who here signs [signature]. The edition consists of fifteen hundred copies made for members of The Limited Editions Club this being copy number [in ms] J.D." Quarter bound in tan buckram stamped in blue and gold with patterned paper sides over boards. In slipcase (brown paper over card).

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Support composed of paper

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Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 211-2003
Primary reference Number: 95615
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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