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The Art of Love

The Art of Love

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The Art of Love

by Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso). Translated by James Michie

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London: The Folio Society. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Cream cloth with inset paper label designed by the artist. Volume is in original maroon slipcase which has two light spots on the back panel of the slipcase. Paintings by Grahame Baker. 96 pages. 8 full page plates. The Art of Love is an instructional elegy series in three books by the ancient Roman poet Ovid. It was written in 2 AD. ; 8vo .

Synopsis

The Ars amatoria is a poem in three books by the Roman poet Ovid. It claims to provide teaching in three areas of general preoccupation: how and where to find women (and husbands) in Rome, how to seduce them, and how to prevent others from stealing them.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Art of Love
Author
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso). Translated by James Michie
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1993
Keywords
Greek And Roman Art
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