The Roman Conduct in Quashing Catiline’s Conspiracy taken from the original Latin of Salust (sic) and Cicero and humbly recommended to the perusal of the true patriots in both Houses of Parliament 1st Edition 1715 [The Great Prudence and Manly Conduct of the Consul and Senate of Rome in Discovering and Quashing Catiline’s Conspiracy]

Sallust; Cicero


Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1715
Size: 12mo

Translation from the Latin of passages from Sallust and Cicero denouncing the conspiracy of Catiline (Lucius Sergius Catilina) to overthrow the Roman Republic (63 B.C.), published here in 1715 specifically to draw parallels with the Jacobite Rebellion of that year, ultimately crushed by English Government forces; Very Scarce in the first edition; prelims include half-title, title page, and preface; newly bound in half brown kangaroo, with brown cloth sides, new endpapers, maroon title label with gilt titling to spine; text block tanned and foxed, medium foxing/toning to some pages, o.w. G-VG

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