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Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae.

NEPOS Cornelius (1777)


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Editio Tertia. 8vo. viii, iii, 315pp. Contemporary Glasgow binding of red morocco, covers with a gilt border of a narrow rococo leaf roll with a flower tool in the corners, smooth spine with a green morocco label, the others with a gilt musical trophy tool; marbled endleaves (covers a bit darkened).Glasgow: Andreas Foulis,

Gaskell, Foulis Press, no. 626.Glasgow Academy prize inscription dated 1781 (the recipient's name cut away but presumably the John Jamieson whose signature dated 3 May 1781 is at the end) and signed by John Young. Signature of William (now Lord) Rees-Mogg dated 1957.

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