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The lives of the twelve Caesars: PB 212-2003

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The lives of the twelve Caesars


Author: Seutonius
Translator: Holland, Philemon
Contributor: Hadas, Moses
Illustrator: Fiume, Salvatore
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Mardersteig, Giovanni
Designer: Officina Bodoni
Printer: Stamperia Valdónega



By Seutonius; the translation by Philemon Holland; revised for the present edition, with an introduction, by Moses Hadas; illustrated with paintings by Salvatore Fiume

Xvii, [1],482, [3] p ; 27 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1963


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 painted in Brianza by Salvatore Fiume, who here signs [signature]. The edition consists of fifteen hundred copies made for members of The Limited Editions Club the being copy number [in ms] J.D." Quarter bound in burgundy linen with hand-blocked paper sides over boards. In slip-case.

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Support composed of paper

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Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 212-2003
Primary reference Number: 95616
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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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