Opera. Illustrated from ancient gems by C.W. King… the text revised, with an introduction, by H. A. J. Munro.

  • Horace
  • London: Bell and Daldy 1869

£100

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Description

FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. xxxiv, 456. Title-page in red and black. Contemporary vellum, green and red morocco labels, endpapers patterned in black and gold, turn-ins with a gilt roll, edges gilt. Endpapers lightly spotted, a few minor marks. Modern bookplate to verso of flyleaf.

Notes

A lovely copy of the first edition of Horace as edited by Scottish classicist Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro (1819-1885), famous for his edition of Lucretius. It was elegantly printed by the Chiswick Press.

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