L.A. Florus . cum notis integris Cl. Salmasii et selectissimis variorum, accurante S.M.D.C. Additus etiam L. Ampelius ex bibliotheca Cl. Salmasii.
Lucius Annaeus Florus (c.74-c.130 AD)
189 x 120 x 46 mm
Place of origin
Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Orientation: Vertical Text Substrate:hand made laid paperInk/Pigment: black printing ink Type: BOUND BOOK Binding Type: Inboard binding, recessed supports Date of Binding: contemporary Binder's Name: English - Cambridge?End Leaves: sewn folded outside hook of plain white handmade laid paper, no pastedown (OH1) Structure: EnglishEdges: plain cut, densely sprinkled with red pigment and polished Spine Lining: slight round, quadrant jonits, no evidence of liningsEnd Bands: worked 1x1 L-R in blue and white thread over split cane coresBookmark: NoneBoards: 2mm pulp boards with woven mesh impression on inner surfaceCovering: brown tanned calf Tooling Spine: blind-tooled double fillet full-length border with extra horizontal fillet and small fleuron at head and tail.Tooling Sides: blind-tooled 2 fill border with internal corner fleurons; blind-tooled siongle fillet along board edges Furniture: NoneEnclosure: NoneBinding Notes: Very neatly executed. The spine tooling may be a Cambridge characteristic.
,588,,46,p. . 8vo.. Both boards off. Provenance: Inscription pasted inside front cover: "Nostell Priory". Binding: Seventeenth century? calf; double blind fillets.
Makers and roles
Lucius Annaeus Florus (c.74-c.130 AD) Lucius Ampelius Claude Saumaise (1588-1653)