rare 1548 edition princeps of the Roman History of Dio Cassius, printed
by Robert Estienne
[Greek Title]. Romanarum Historiarum libri XXIII, a XXXVI ad LVIII usque.
Paris: Robert Estienne, 1548. Folio, early calf boards, recently
princeps of the extant books of the Roman History of Dio Cassius... the
only ancient account of the invasion of Britain by Claudius"
the editio Princeps, of Dio Cassius's important Roman history. A very
scarce edition, with just one other recorded copy in the past 25 years.
Boards rubbed, marginal dampstaining mainly to first 30 leaves,
generally clean and sound. Rare.