Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus Translated & Illustrated, As well with Sculpture as Notes by Barten Holyday.


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Price: $1,250.00

Place Published: Oxford
Publisher: Downing
Date Published: 1673

Description: Main title page printed in red & black. The secondary title for Persius' Satyres is printed in black. Handsomely illustrated throughout with 36 copper engravings, including 4 full- page or folding; 17 woodcut figures and decorative initials throughout. [12], 341pp. 4to, older leather-backed marbled boards (well-rubbed but sound and attractive; some early ink notations on title, and the ghost of some more recent penciling throughout; one plate neatly repaired, still a very good copy). Oxford: Printed by W. Downing for F. Oxlad Senior, J. Adams, and F. Oxlad Junior.

Comments: The first combined edition, in English, of The Satyres of Juvenalis & The Satyres of Persius. -Wing J1276; Madan 2927.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 178266

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The book has arrived and I am absolutely delighted with it - the condition is superb. Will you let me know if you get any other beautiful bindings like this one in this condition. Best wishes, - Nali
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