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Quinti Horatii Flacci, Opera, complete in 2 volumes by  Horace) Quinti Horatii Flacci (Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Hardcover - 1749 - from Shadyside Books and Biblio.co.uk

Quinti Horatii Flacci, Opera, complete in 2 volumes

by Quinti Horatii Flacci (Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Horace)

Condition: Near Fine


Londini (London): Gul. Sandby, 1749. Hardcover. Near Fine. Complete set in 2 volumes. 1749. Hardcover 8vos. Volume 1 rebound in recent brown buckram. Volume 2 in contemporary full calf. Contents complete, including all engraved plates and text. Total of 353 pages. All contents in Latin, including the dedication page and short introduction. Near Fine. Fresh, tight bindings. Contents bright, clean and unmarked. A well-preserved set. Volume 2 with armorial bookplate of John Somers, Lord Somers affixed to front pastedown. However, the bookplate had to be added later as Somers died in 1716, or 33 years before this set was published.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Shadyside Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5914
  • Title: Quinti Horatii Flacci, Opera, complete in 2 volumes
  • Author: Quinti Horatii Flacci (Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Horace)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Gul. Sandby
  • Place: Londini (London)
  • Date published: 1749


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