Opera omnia: cum Gruteri et selectis variorum notis & indicibus locupletissimis, accurante C. Schrevelio. Marcus Tullius Cicero.
Opera omnia: cum Gruteri et selectis variorum notis & indicibus locupletissimis, accurante C. Schrevelio

Opera omnia: cum Gruteri et selectis variorum notis & indicibus locupletissimis, accurante C. Schrevelio.

Amsterdam and Leiden: Daniel Elzeveir and Franciscus Hackius, 1661.

Engraved general title page, 4 sectional titles, woodcut headpieces and other ornaments. Text in two columns. [8], 51, [5], 1339, [53] pp. 2 vols. 4to. Full red 18th-century morocco, covers with triple gilt fillet borders, spines richly gilt in 6 compartments, lettered in two, raised bands, leather doublures, marbled free endpapers. Small marginal repair to outer margin of engraved title. Beautiful set, with the morocco bookplates of Mortimer Schiff and that of Suzette Telenga, Enrique Ellinger. In full red morocco pull-off cases by Rivière. Willems 1268. Item #262151

Superb copy of this Elzevir with the works of Cicero edited by Schrevelius. One notable feature is the magnificent engraved title-page showing Cicero, surrounded by other Senators, making his plea.

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