Publisher: London: Printed for W. Gilbertson, 1664.
Edition: Second edition of this translation, preceded by the edition of 1654.
Bibliographical References: Wing J-1272.
Condition: Some light foxing and browning; very good copy.
Book ID: 27524
DescriptionSmall 8vo, brown morocco period-style by Philip Dusel, red morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering. Engraved frontispiece.
CommentsA summary with select passages by Marcus Junianus Justinus, a third-century Roman historian about whom little is known, of the great history of Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Roman historian active about 20 BC. His major work was entitled Historiae Philippicae, of which there survives only the table of contents and the Epitome. Robert Codrington (1601-1665) was an active translator of works from of French, Latin and Spanish, including Cervantes. Handsome allegorical frontispiece.