1623 Scarce Latin vellum Book ~ OVID's Heroines, Art of Love and Remedies for Love.
Author: OVID (Publius Ovidius Naso).
Title: P. Ovidii Nasonis Heroidum epistolae : Amorum, libri III, De arte amandi, libri III, De remedio amoris, libri II : aliaq[ue] huius generis, quæ sequens pagella indicabit.
Publisher: Rothomagi : Ex typographia Davidis Parvivalii, 1623.
Size : 5 "X 3.5 ".
Pages: 419 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full vellum leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright, tight, old large light staining affecting the last pages - as shown, some foxing or staining).
The book: Scarce 17th-century edition of OVID's Heroines, Art of Love and Remedies for Love.
The author: Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – 17/18 AD), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace, with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. The Imperial scholar Quintilian considered him the last of the Latin love elegists. Although Ovid enjoyed enormous popularity during his lifetime, the emperor Augustus banished him to a remote province on the Black Sea, where he remained until his death. Ovid himself attributes his exile to carmen et error, "a poem and a mistake", but his discretion in discussing the causes has resulted in much speculation among scholars.
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