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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74520

Author Horace translated into English by William Oldisworth
Title THE ODES, EPODES, AND CARMEN SECULARE OF HORACE In English Verse. To which is prefix'd the Life of Horace Written by Suetonius. Translated from Dr. Bentley's Latin Edition ..
PlacePub London
Publisher B. Lintot 2nd edition
Date 1719
Illustrations Frontispiece portrait of Horace by S. Gribelin, woodcut of carousing fat poet to TP + a few woodengraved decorative headpieces & initials.
Description 165x105mm gilt ruled half tan leather with embossed & damasced green cloth sides, spine gilt titled direct (hinges worn 1cm of leather lacking at foot of spine/tips bit worn) Frontis. +titlepage +[4]p life of Horace) +138pp +[6]p publisher's book list. Some pale foxing more so to first few and last few leaves else tight. Strangely there is no record of a first edition in COPAC and the British Library also only has this 2nd edition even though it is supposed to receive a copy of every book when printed. A neat copy.
Booknumber V74520
Price Price: GBP 80.00 or USD 104.00
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