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The lives of the twelve Caesars: PB 212-2003

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The lives of the twelve Caesars


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


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.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

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

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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