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DE RERUM NATURA Libri Sex. Accedunt Selectae Lectiones dilucidando Poemati appositae. by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) - First Edition - 1754 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: V74899)

DE RERUM NATURA Libri Sex. Accedunt Selectae Lectiones dilucidando Poemati appositae.

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DE RERUM NATURA Libri Sex. Accedunt Selectae Lectiones dilucidando Poemati appositae.

by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)

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Paris: Joseph Barbou 1st thus., 1754. Hardcover. Good. Copperplate frontis + engraved added title + 6 plates by Frans van Mieris engraved in reduced size here by Cl. Duflos.. Duodecimo (16x9.5cm) contemporary 3-colour marbled leather gilt (spine leather very worn, defective at hinges, some flaking as often with marbled leathers when acidic colours used), All Edges Gilt. Fine original marbled endpapers with Clifton College bookplate and donor's name S[amuel S[tanley] Marling [of Stanley Park, Stroud 1864-1963]. Frontis + engraved title +xxxvi (inc. printed title with woodcut printer's mark, preface, life of Lucretius, editions catalogue etc.) +288pp inc. variant readings at end. Pages crisp and clean throughout. *As usual with Barbou classics, a handsome printing, with nice engraved head and tailpieces, fine plates and pretty initials.

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Bookseller
Abbey Antiquarian Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
V74899
Title
DE RERUM NATURA Libri Sex. Accedunt Selectae Lectiones dilucidando Poemati appositae.
Author
Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)
Illustrator
Copperplate frontis + engraved added title + 6 plates by Frans van Mieris engraved in reduced size here by Cl. Duflos.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Joseph Barbou 1st thus.
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1754
Keywords
classic Latin poetry
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We are antiquarian booksellers established in Gloucestershire, England for over twenty years. We have general stock and specialise in early illustrated and children's books and pop-ups. We are members of PBFA.

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