OVIDIUS NASO, Publius
2 vol., folio: [front.-12]-1/247, -249/524- pp. (browning).
Contemp. marbled calf, gilt roll-stamped floral border on covers, gilt decor. spines with 7 bands, brown & red leather title labels, gilt sides, a.e.g. (very lightly rubbed). Nice copy.
First edition of the translation by A. Banier (1673-1741) with Latin and French text juxtaposed in 2 col. Magnificent publication with engr. ill. (in 1st impression): front. with sm. portr. of Ovidius, 2 title vign., large dedic. vign. and 130 large. plates by Bouché, Bouttats, Clouwet a.o., after Picart, Lebrun, Leclerc, Punt a.o. (124 in text and 6 on 3 ff. with 2 pl. each). Title in red and black. "Magnifique ouvrage" (Cohen).
Ref. Conlon 32:540. - Cohen 768. - STCN (3, i.a. BL).
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