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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 75

    VIRGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. London: J. & P. Knapton and W. Sandby, 1750. 2 volumes, 8° (238 x 140mm). Titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 58 engraved plates by Grignon, Muller and J.S.M. after Bonneau and Wilson. Contemporary French blue morocco, wide border round sides with infilled corners composed of floral and foliate tools and dots, gilt spines with red morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges, pink watered silk endpapers. Provenance: THE CORTLAND F. BISHOP - KETTANEH COPY (with their morocco bookplates). Cohen-de Ricci 1017 'ouvrage illustré d'une manière fort intéressante' (2)

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    VIRGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. London: J. & P. Knapton and W. Sandby, 1750. 2 volumes, 8° (238 x 140mm). Titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 58 engraved plates by Grignon, Muller and J.S.M. after Bonneau and Wilson. Contemporary French blue morocco, wide border round sides with infilled corners composed of floral and foliate tools and dots, gilt spines with red morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges, pink watered silk endpapers. Provenance: THE CORTLAND F. BISHOP - KETTANEH COPY (with their morocco bookplates). Cohen-de Ricci 1017 'ouvrage illustré d'une manière fort intéressante' (2)


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