OVIDIUS Naso, Publius. Metamorphoses in Latin and English, translated by the most eminent hands. With historical explications of the fables, written in French by the Abbot Banier, Amsterdam: for the Westeins and Smith, 1732.
2 volumes in one, large 2°, half title, engraved frontispiece, titles printed in red and black with vignettes, 6 engraved plates on 3 sheets, numerous half-page engraved illustrations by J. Schenk, Philippa Gunst, J. Folkema, I. Wandelar and others after C. le Brun, J. Romain, G. Maas, B. Picart and other artists, woodcut headpieces and initials (F1 with tear to lower margin, occasional light browning or staining, lightly spotted throughout), 20th-century calf-backed boards (spine rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Elizabeth Astley, old inscription on title. Brunet IV, 285: "Belle édition, recherchée à cause des gravures dont elle est ornée."