Titel: Valerii Maximi Dictorum Factorumque Memorabilium Libri IX.. Schrijver: Maximus, Valerius. Uitgever: Daniel Elzevier in Amsterdam, 1671. Taal: Latin. Bijzonderheden: With engraved title page.. Extra informatie: 12,5 x 7 x 2,5 cm. (8),328 pp. Complete. Leather binding with gold stamp on the spine, including the name of the author. Red edges. Several notes and scribbles on the flyleafs, including the name “Alexo de Allende”. This is a second edition after that of 1650. Valerius Maximus was a widely read Roman historian. This work, Nine Books of Memorable Deeds and Sayings, was written around A.D. 30. It is a miscellany of anecdotes about a variety of subjects and was especially important as a source for writers and orators. Elzevir is the name of a celebrated family of Dutch booksellers, publishers, and printers of the 17th and early 18th centuries. Daniel Elzevir ran the business with his cousin Louis from 1654 to his death in 1680; even though the House of Elzevir (founded in 1580) ceased printing operations in 1712, its reputation has continued to grow; “Elzevirs” are small original and beautifully printed reprints of the classics and important scholarly books that could be carried in one s pocket and became prized and avidly collected..