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Lot nr:51
Book nr:5472
Author:HORACE - PINE, Johannes (illus.)
Title:Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera
Town:London
Publisher:Johannes Pine
Year:1733/37
Description:2 volumes in-8vo (23 x 15 cm), each volume with frontispiece vol. I: 30 + 264 pp ; vol. II: 24 + 192 + 13 pp. With numerous copper engravings. Both the text and illustrations were engraved by J. Pine (1690-1756), a leading engraver of the eighteenth century and the work has been described as the "greatest achievement of eighteenth century book art". Each volume contains a list of subscribers. Original red morocco bindings with elaborate gilt-tooled borders, banded spine with gilt floral motifs in 6 compartments, red morocco title labels, edges ruled in gilt, inner dentelles with gilt motif, endpapers in marbled paper.
First edition, second issue, with 'Potest' in medallion on page 108 of volume II
Note:Cohen 497
Price:€1600
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