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Epistolarum - Libri X by  Henry (Ed)  Pliny; Homer - Hardcover - Reprint - 1790 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000917)

Epistolarum - Libri X

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Epistolarum - Libri X

by Plinii, C. (Gaius Plinius Caeacilius Secondus), Pliny; Homer, Henry (Ed)

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  • Hardcover
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Londini (London): M. Ritchie and J. Sammells, 1790. [6], 484pp, slightly later full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, bands bordered by single gilt rules, covers with single fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with stormont pattern marbled endpapers. Spine faded, rubbed to extremities especially outer joints and spine ends, corners bumped. Internally quite bright and clean. Ex-library, but no evidence of this. Moss II:497, "very elegant and accurate edition"; Schweiger:810; Dibdin II:333, "this is one of the most beautiful and correct editions of the text of Pliny that has ever appeared". Reprint. Full Morocco. Good. 12mo. Ex-Library.


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Epistolarum - Libri X
Plinii, C. (Gaius Plinius Caeacilius Secondus), Pliny; Homer, Henry (Ed)
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Used - Good
M. Ritchie and J. Sammells
Place of Publication
Londini (London)
Date published
Noisbn, Letters, Classics, Latin, Fine Binding, Ebay

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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