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Cornelius TACITUS
The Works of Tacitus 4 vols 1728-1732 pub A Rhames, Gunne, Smith, Bruce; Dublin
Dublin: A. Rhames; R. Gunne; J. Smith; W. Bruce;. Good. The Works of Tacitus Four volumes (complete) printed vol i & ii 1728 & vol iii & iv 1732 pub Dublin A. Rhames., for R. Gunne near the Ram in Chapel-ftreet and J. Smith and W. Bruce on the Blind-Key ***************** 8vo VOL I dated 1728 (as called for) ... [8], 231pp., 190pp; "Containing the ANNALS to which is prefixed Political Discourses upon that author." VOL II (named vol i., part ii on title) dated 1728 (as called for) ... 400pp, [76]pp; index "Containing the ANNALS to which is prefixed Political Discourses upon that author." VOL III (named vol ii., part i) dated 1732 (as called for) ... 352pp + Index to first & second volumes 72pp "Containing his five Books of HIstory, VOL IV (named vol ii.,part ii on title) dated 1732 ..... 299pp., + 303-345pp his "Treatise on Situation, Customs and People of Germany + 249-399 "Life of Agrila with an Account of the Situation, Climate, & People of Britain" early scribed poem written on f.f.e.p. VOL III ( Lawrenceprevious owner ?) other early interesting scribing in vols i & ii end papers good clean attractive set !! Full contemporary panelled calf, raised bands, red morocco labels; some old markings to boards, probably from insect nibble with some evidence inside extremes of single worm / hole (not affecting text) in vol iii & 274-340 pp & rear extremes in vol iv (also not affecting text ...... actually not bad !!) inside end paper joints sort of OK holding tight but can glimpse binding beneath. ESTC T96630, recording the set as being in two volumes, each in two parts with each … [Click Below for Full Description]
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