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Caesar (Gaius Julius) Commentariorum de bello Gallico, libri VIII, edited by Paulus Manutius, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of otherwise blank final f., 2 double-page woodcut maps showing gaul and Spain, 5 full-page woodcuts of fortifications and bridges, woodcut historiated initials, occasional water-staining to lower corners, occasional spotting or light foxing, a few small stains, 19th century mottled sheep spine gilt and with green morocco label, rubbed, [Adams C47; Ahmanson-Murphy 660; Renouard, Alde, 184:20; EDIT 16 CNCE 8177], 8vo, Venice, [Paulus Manutius], 1561.

⁂ A re-issue of the 1559 edition, the first to contain the commentary of Paulus Manutius.

Provenance: Paul and Lucy Waterhouse (bookplate).

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Caesar (Gaius Julius) Commentariorum de bello Gallico, libri VIII, edited by Paulus Manutius, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of otherwise blank final f., 2 double-page woodcut maps showing gaul and Spain, 5 full-page woodcuts of fortifications and bridges, woodcut historiated initials, occasional water-staining to lower corners, occasional spotting or light foxing, a few small stains, 19th century mottled sheep spine gilt and with green morocco label, rubbed, [Adams C47; Ahmanson-Murphy 660; Renouard, Alde, 184:20; EDIT 16 CNCE 8177], 8vo, Venice, [Paulus Manutius], 1561.

⁂ A re-issue of the 1559 edition, the first to contain the commentary of Paulus Manutius.

Provenance: Paul and Lucy Waterhouse (bookplate).

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