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Grattius (63 BC-AD 14) Gratii Falisci Cynegeticon.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1168
Sold for:
$111$90

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Grattius (63 BC-AD 14) Gratii Falisci Cynegeticon. London: Harper, 1699. First Johnson edition, octavo, title printed in red and black, bound in contemporary speckled calf, original label on spine, joints a bit cracked, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.

N.B. In addition to Grattius's ancient poem on hunting annotated by Thomas Johnson, this edition also includes Fracastoro's (1478-1553) Alcon, Caius's (1510-1573) De Canibus Britannicis, on the raising of British hunting dogs; and Demetrius Pepagomenus's (1200-1300) Cynosophium Liber de Cura Canum.
Estimate $100-200

A4, B-O8.


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Thomas Johnson, Demetrius Pepagomenus, London, Ancient literature, Falisci, Grattius, Literature

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