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Published: 14 February 2017

A Closer Look | Publius Cornelius Tacitus's Opera

 (Early Printing : Incunabula) 1 Vol. Tacitus, Publius Cornelius. Opera (ed. Puteolanus). [Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 1475-1487]. Second printed edition of Tacitus' extant writings, such as they were known prior to the rediscovery of Annales I-VI. ImprovingTake a closer look at Publius Cornelius Tacitus's Opera with Benjamin Truesdale, head of Freeman's Books, Maps & Manuscripts department. This rare second printed edition of Tacitus' extant writings is a highlight of our February 17 auction of Books, Maps & Mansucripts. View this and other one of a kind works, now on view in our first floor gallery and mezzanine.

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