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Opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond by  Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1855 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 58813)

Opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond

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Opera cum novo commentario ad modum Joannis Bond

by Horatius Flaccus, Quintus

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Paris: ex typographia Firminorum Didot, 1855. 16mo, pp. [4], xlvi, 299, [1]; text in double column; original green printed wrappers bound in; title withing decorative border, engraved headpieces; full brown crushed levant by P. Ruran, triple gilt borders on cover, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1, a.e.g., green morocco doublures with gilt lozenge enclosed by a quadruple gilt border, brown silk moiré endpapers, silk ribbon bookmarker; rear joint neatly repaired, small crack starting at the bottom of the front joint, the fore-edge slightly dented; very good and sound. The text of Horace in Latin, with notes by F. Dübner, is preceded by a "Vie d'Horace" in French by Noël des Vergers. According to the preface by Ambroise Firmin-Didot, there are two different issues of this edition, one illustrated with engravings and the other with photographs. There are also examples which mix the two types of illustrations. This copy is illustrated with 11 engraved chapter headings drawn by Félix Joseph Barrias and engraved by Etienne Huyot. A frontispiece, called for in some OCLC records, is not present here.


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