Valerius Flaccus (Gaius) & Burmann (Peter, editor), C. Valer...

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Valerius Flaccus (Gaius) & Burmann (Peter, editor), C. Valerii Flacci Setini Balbi Argonauticon Libri Octo, Leidae: Samuelem Luchtmans, 1724, notes and index printed in parallel columns, woodcut initials, engraved allegorical frontispieces in the manner of the Delphin Classics, title printed in red and black and enclosing a copperplate engraving of Jason and the Argonauts, contemporary speckled calf, later 18th century English Neoclassical calf gilt panels over contemporary back (both chipped with losses), red-speckled edges, 4to, [1]

Provenance: the Viscounts Middleton of County Cork, Ireland, their later 18th century bookplate. Presumably from Peper Harow House, near Godalming, Surrey, which was the Brodrick family seat from 1762.

Auction Date:
10th Jun 21 at 10:30am BST

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