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PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

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PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

by VIRGIL. --- Miniature book

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Impensis Gul Pickering. Londini. (London). 1821. MINIATURE BOOK. (3.3 x 2.1 inches). Portrait frontis, title page, 284pp (including second title page. A fine copy of this expertly printed little volume in a highly attractive leather binding of beautiful full dark green morocco by Lanscelin. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled, lettered and fully decorated in gilt. Boards with triple gilt ruled borders. Stamped monogram to the front board. Board edges double ruled in gilt. Turn-ins with elaborate gilt roll. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Orange, gold and green silk book marker sewn in. A fine copy, housed in a marbled paper covered slip-case. The slip-case has seen some damage and has been repaired with sticky tape to the edges, but has done the job of keeping the book in fine condition. A marvellous piece of book production, both the text and the binding.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.
Author
VIRGIL. --- Miniature book
Book Condition
Used
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1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Impensis Gul Pickering. Londini. (London). 1821
Date Published
1821
Weight
0.00 lbs
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Fine bindings;

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Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Miniature
A book that is less then 3 inches in width and ...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Gilt
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...
Edges
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...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...

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