VERGILIUS MARO, Publius
2 parts with continued pagination in 1 vol., 8vo: front.-engr. title--xv--1/49-[1 bl.]--51/72--73/144- pp.; 47 pl. (some foxing, mostly marg., marg. damp stain to last ff.).
Contemp. English binding: straight long-grained red morroco, gilt dentelle and fillet on covers, gilt orn. spine with raised bands, fore-edge painting depicting a view of Rome (spine and joints rubbed, covers slightly). Good copy.
Illustrated with copper-engravings by Robert Edge Pine after John Pine with: 2 portraits in frontispiece, 2 engr. titles, 6 full-page ill., 5 dedication leaves, 15 headpieces, 1 historiated initial, 46 plates, 11 tailpieces, 2 vignettes on part-titles, 1 double plate. Preceded by the "P. Virgilii Maronis historia descripta per consules" by the Jesuit Charles de La Rue.
Ref. ESTC T139773. - Not in Cohen.
Prov. Reverend Samuel Pickering (armorial bookpl.). - Thomas Courternay Theydon Warner (id.).
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