1825 Rare Book - The Works of Virgil Translated by Dryden with Walsh's Life of the Author. Georgics, Aeneis, etc.
Author: Virgil. (John Dryden, translator).
Title: The Works of Virgil Translated by Dryden with Walsh's Life of the Author.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London, Baynes and Son, 1825.
Size: 5" X 3".
Pages: 476 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good gilt decorated full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges marbled. A beautiful contemporary binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, name of a previous owner on the second blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful frontispiece and illustrated title page.
The book: A beautiful edition of THE WORKS OF VIRGIL, this anthology offers readers a comprehensive collection of the renowned Roman poet's masterpieces, including the Georgics and Aeneis. This particular edition, translated by the esteemed English poet John Dryden (1631–1700), is adorned with a luxurious calf leather binding and intricate gilt decorations, making it a prized possession for collectors and enthusiasts alike.
The author: Virgil (70 BC – 19 BC) was an ancient Roman poet, best known for his epic poem the Aeneid, which is considered one of the greatest works of Latin literature. His other major works include the Georgics and the Eclogues, both of which have had a profound influence on Western literature.
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