Appiani Alexandrini Hispanica & Annibalica. . Latinè nuns primùm edita, ex Francisci Beraldi linguæ Græcæ professoris doctissimi interpretatione. Huius editionis margini appositæ numeroru[m] notæ paginis Græci libri respondent, Henrici Stephani tupis non ita pridem excusit.
Appianus of Alexandria (95-c.165)
Place of origin
Ham House, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
100 p. . 8vo. Not indigenous.. Provenance: Eighteenth-century armorial bookplate lettered The Right Honourable Wilmot, Viscount Lisburne. (Not in Franks). [i.e. Wilmot Vaughn (1730-1800), 4th Viscount Lisburne from 1766 to 1776, when he was created 1st Earl]. Pressmark added in eighteenth-century hand: Case 5 Shelf 5 No. 23. Eighteenth-century (?) inscriptions on flyleaf, in different hands: "As.R.56". "2 [?] 9-38", "C.4P/". The words "Henrici Stephani" crossed through in ink on title page. Bequeathed to the National Trust by Norman Norris (1917-1991). Loosely inserted: a slip of notes in Norris's hand.. Binding: Eighteenth-century full calf over boards; double gilt fillet; gilt centre panel with gilt fillets and gilt corner tools; gilt-tooled inner borders; spine elaborately gilt; gilt spine title "Appian Ctesia &"; sewn on five raised bands. Green ribbon bookmark sewn in to spine.
Makers and roles
Appianus of Alexandria (95-c.165) François Béroalde de Verville (b.1556) Henri Estienne (1531-1598)