P. Vergili Maronis Opera. Virgil.

P. Vergili Maronis Opera

Londini : [Typis Riccardianis a Carolo T. Jacobi novissime excusorum. Impensis Mediceae Societatis, librario Philippo H. Lee Warner], 1912. 1st Edition in this form. Near fine copy in a fine period binding of polished vellum. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with the coat of arms of Eton College gilt-stamped on front panel. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Scattered foxing to prelims. Rough-trimmed pages with some pages unopened. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Sir Stewart McTier with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 pages; Physical description: vii, 415 p ; 24 cm. Summary: A unique edition of Virgil's collected works prepared by the Medici Society and Riccardi Press for Eton College. Includes a decorative and signed presentation page in Latin. Subjects: Classical literature -- Ancient Greek literature -- Virgil -- Works -- Latin literature. Language: Latin. Item #208460

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