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The Works of Tacitus. Four volumes.
Dublin: printed by A. Rhames, for R. Gunne near the Ram in Capel-street. 1728-1732 [8], 231, [9], 190pp; 400, [76]pp; [32], 352pp; 399, [37]pp. 8vo. A very good clean set. Full contemporary panelled calf, raised bands, red morocco labels; some old marking to lower edge of one board, probably from damp, no further evidence inside volume or on inner board.ESTC T96630, recording the set as being in two volumes, each in two parts with each part having its own titlepage, pagination and register. Here they have been bound at the time into four volumes. This appears to be the first Dublin edition of the collected works, edited by Thomas Gordon, which was first published in two folio volumes in London, 1728-31. A three volume Dublin edition, edited by Grierson was published in 1730.
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