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    Antique 1631 Book on Roman Emperors in Latin, Historia Augusta by Claudio Salmas

    Authentic, remarkable condition inside and out, complete. Covers and binding are sturdy and entirely intact. Dated 1631 (MDC XXXI), Part 3 (Pars Tertia), by Claudio Salmasio. Contains biographies on roman emperors Hadrien, Verus, Julianus, Sévère, Niger, Caracalla and Géta. Based on texts from the Historia August originally written in the 4th century.  The original Historia Augusta was written by an unknown author. The five names author Claudio Salmasio is referring to on cover page have been found to be fictitious. From the private collection of late Doctor L.E. Fortier in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Interior cover page is hand signed by a previous owner or seller.




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