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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, and Several Other Eminent Hands. Together with the Satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Made into English by Mr. Dryden ?
London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1693. First edition. [iv], xxxix, [iii], 315, [1]; [iv], 87, [1] p. Folio. Contemporary full acid-stained calf, spine with raised bands in 6 compartments, lettered in gilt in one, the rest richly gilt. Neatly rebacked, preserving original spine, internally a clean, well-margined copy. First edition. [iv], xxxix, [iii], 315, [1]; [iv], 87, [1] p. Folio. Dryden's translation of the 1st, 3rd, 6th, 10th and 16th Satires of Juvenal and all of Persius, with help from fellow translators Nahum Tate, William Congreve, and Dryden's sons Charles and John. Congreve also contributed the poem that prefaces the translations of Persius. ESTC R12345; Macdonald 30a. Provenance: Reginald Pole (bookplate); John Drinkwater (his signature, dated 1923); Lytton Strachey (his booklabel); Roger Stenhouse (his booklabel)
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