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Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Quarter bound dark red morocco leather to spine and corners and red pebbled cloth boards. Raised banding and gilt lettering to spine. Plain endpapers and edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Minor mark nr spine on front. Slight darkening to endpapers with bookplate to front “Earl of Birkenhead.” Stamp to rear of title page “Sold from Lincoln’s Inn Library, A.F. Etheridge, Librarian.” Darkening and moderate foxing to preface pages, and last page, inside pages with some minor spots else overall very clean and tight. 264pp. Illustrated with a B&W engraved frontis plate. With decorative woodcut head & tailpieces and 3 engraved pictorial chapter headers and 3 engraved letterpieces.
Title: The Works of Tibullus, Containing His Four Books of Elegies. Translated my M. Dart. To which is prefix’d a Life of the Author. Also some observations on the Original Design of the Elegiac Verse; with characters of the most celebrated Greek, Latin and English Elegiac Poets.
Publisher: London, T. Sharpe, for W. Newton, Bettesworth &c &c... 1720:
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Seller ID: 82726
Keywords: POETRY DART. M: TIBULLUS: translated, Four Books of Elegies, Greek, Latin, English, Elegiac, Poets, verse, poetry, ancient, iliad, T. Sharpe, W. Newton, Bettesworth, 1720, leather, engravings,