14 December 2000
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HORATIUS FLACCUS, QUINTUS [HORACE]. Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera. London: John Pine, 1733-37.
2 volumes, 8o (222 x 142 mm). Engraved frontispieces and numerous engraved vignettes and ornaments in text. (Very light offsetting.) Contemporary red cross-grained morocco, the covers with two single-fillet borders, smooth spines gilt-ruled and -lettered, edges gilt.
FIRST EDITION, second issue. The text is entirely engraved and decorated with engraved initials, head and tail pieces, text illustrations and full page frontispieces. Brunet III, 320; Cohen-de Ricci 498; Dibdin I, 419; Lowndes 1113; Ray, England 3; Rothschild 1546; Schweiger I, 408. FINE. (2)
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