¶ Procopius — De bello Persico (1509)

January 12, 2015

1509

Procopius. De bello Persico. Rome: Eucharius Silber, 1509.

Provenance: Royal Society (duplicate). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 971 (sold to Dawson for 16s.) — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1105 (£2 2s.). — Rosenbach (sold to Joseph M. Fox, 1903, for $11.75). — Joseph M. Fox. — William Logan Fox. — Library Company of Philadelphia (Rare/*Six Proc Log 1938 Q).

References: MS catalogue (2), no. 947. — Wolf, Edwin, 2nd, and John F. Fleming. Rosenbach: A Biography. Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Company, 1960. (See p. 49. The Procopius was the second book sold by Rosenbach.)


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