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Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Æneis. - Birminghamiæ : typis Johannis Baskerville, MDCCLXVI. [1766] - 388p. ; 19 cm. (8°)

Frontispiece. Printers device on title page. Sigs. D5, E4, G2, G4, I3 and I8 are cancels. In some copies there is an extra leaf inserted after A1, reading: "Recensuit J. Livie, A.M." (Gaskell)

Fine contemporary red morocco with gold tooled edges and floral motif to corners. Gold tooled turn-ins. Six raised spine compartments with central floral motif and red and black morocco title and printer labels. Marbled pastedowns and end papers. Gilt edges.

Aeneas (Legendary character)--Poetry--Early works to 1800.

Agriculture--Poetry--Rome--Early works to 1800.
Country life--Poetry--Rome--Early works to 1800.
Epic poetry, Latin--Early works to 1800.
Latin poetry--Early works to 1800.


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