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Latin Classics, Four Titles in Four Volumes: 1578-1647.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1189
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Latin Classics, Four Titles in Four Volumes: 1578-1647. Including: Ovid's Heroidum Epistolae, Antwerp: Plantin, 1578, small octavo, woodcut compartment title page, some contemporary notes, in full dark brown Oxford calf, with 17th century English inscriptions; Horace's Les Sermons, ou Satyres de Q. Horace Flacce, Paris: Guillaume Auvray, 1588, quarto, worn, limp parchment, not collated but incomplete, lacking the final leaf (and perhaps others); Suetonius's De XII. Caesaribus, Libri Octo, Rhotomagus: Lallem, 1609, 12mo, limp parchment; [and] Martial's Epigrammaton, Geneva: Chouet, 1647, 12mo, contemporary parchment; these volumes not collated. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Q. Horace Flacce, Guillaume Auvray, Antwerp, Oxford, Paris, Ancient literature, Literature, Ovid, Poetry

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