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Lot nr:688
Book nr:30409
Author:ADO of Vienna
Title:Breviarium Chronicorum ab origine mundi ad sua usque tempora.
Town:Paris
Publisher:Guillaume Morel
Year:1561
Description:Small 8vo, [4] + 247 + [1 bl] + [36] pp, woodcut printer's device on title page, with a greek motto. Even numbered pages have a vertical a line down the outer margin, not affecting text. Red leather binding, gilt rollstamps on boards, spine richly gilt, all edges gilt, blue marbled endlvs
Note:Ado's chronicle is based on that of Bede, with which he combines extracts from the ordinary sources, forming the whole into a consecutive narrative founded on the conception of the unity of the Roman Empire, which he traces in the succession of the emperors, Charlemagne and his heirs following immediately after Constantine VI and Irene. (Wikipedia) Ref. Adams A-152
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