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D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flaci Satyrae. [Satires of Juvenal & Persius: Baskerville Edition].
Birminghamiae: Typis Johannis Baskerville. MDCCLXI. (Birmingham, 1761). Gaskell # 15. - Quarto; 9 ½ in. x 11 ¾ in., [1-4], [5]-240 pp. Bound in full, old mottled calf, with a richly gilt spine, divided into six compartments, with various gilt designs, red morocco title label, gilt-lettered: JUVENALIUS, with a smaller label near base of spine, reading: BASKERVILLE. Cover edges, leather turn-ins show simple gilt borders; all edges stained yellow, sewn headbands. Binding is unsigned, but appears to be from the 1790-1830 period. Engraved, heraldic bookplate (Inniskillen) on the front paste-down, with a modern bookplate below this. Name inked in upper right of the facing front endpaper: J Sinclair. Outer hinges are weak, with splitting, chipping away of some leather at spine and lower front cover; covers show some nicks, abrasions, wear to cover edges/corners; some tanning to endpapers, titlepage; text, generally is clean & crisp, with good sized margins. Scan shows the spine & part of the front cover. Weight: 3 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. (Latin text). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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