Flavius Josephus (Jerusalem, about 37 - 100, Rome)

History of the Jews [Histoire des Juifs], 1719

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Object details

Accession number

7.2.7

Creators

  • Flavius Josephus (Jerusalem, about 37 - 100, Rome) - primary
  • George Gallet (active Amsterdam, 1683 - 1705) - printer
  • Robert Arnauld D'Andilly (1589 - 1674) - translator

Object Case

Contemporary Authors Case

Language

French

Publication Place

Amsterdam

Description

[22], 758, [19] pages ; F.

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co., Boston for $4.75 on 30 April 1886, lot 984.

Bibliography

Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1906), p. 40.


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Commentary

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