The Letters of Pliny the Consul: with Occasional Remarks. The third edition, corrected.

  • Pliny the Younger
  • London: Printed for R. Dodsley 1748
  • ESTC T132376.


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2 vols., 8vo, pp. [x], 368; [vi], 371-692, [4]. Contemporary calf, boards bordered with a double gilt rule, spines divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, black morocco labels. Lightly toned and spotted. Bindings rubbed, vol. 1 joints just cracking at head, labels sometime renewed.


William Melmoth the younger's translation of Pliny's letters was enormously popular, with this third edition coming within a year of the first, and almost a dozen in total by the end of the eighteenth century.

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