29th Nov, 2023 10:00

Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 46

Virgil.- Pub. Virgilii Maronis Georgicorum libri quatuor, 1741


Pub. Virgilii Maronis Georgicorum libri quatuor,

The Georgicks of Virgil, with an English translation and notes, first edition with 30 full page engravings, one foldout and 5 smaller engravings, some coloured botanical prints included, panelled citron calf, gilt ornaments, raised bands, spine worn and slightly cracked, green silk bookmark, a clean copy, minor offsetting; provenance: the Earls of Macclesfield, their book plate on the inside cover with the family crest and motto 'Sapere aude'; inscribed 'North Library’, blindstamped crest to tp; folio, Richard Reily, 1741.

Sold for £238

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