Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  C. Plinii Cæcilii Secundi Epistolæ et Panegyricus. Cum variis lectionibus & annotationibus. Accedit vita Plinii ordine chronologico digesta.
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
Image Not Yet Available
PLINY, the Younger (62?--ca. 113)
[Selections. 1703]
C. Plinii Cæcilii Secundi Epistolæ et Panegyricus. Cum variis lectionibus & annotationibus. Accedit vita Plinii ordine chronologico digesta.
Oxonii e Theatro Sheldoniano. Venales prostant apud G. West, 1703.
[8], 47, [1], 376 p. ; 19.3 cm. (8º)

Title vignette. Dedication signed: Tho. Hearne. The 'Vita' of Pliny has separate pagination. ESTC t133035.

Copy Notes Page reference in pencil on front free-endpaper, probably by Soane, to a passage on p. 32 (Epistulæ, book II, epistle 7) on the value of public monuments, marked in the margin. Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Webber E Coll. Exon, with two library shelfmarks inked out; opposite title, Ex dono J. Webber A B / hujius Collegii Sojournarii / Anno 1715 and on title-page Coll. Exon. With armorial bookplate of Exeter College Oxford pasted down on verso of title. John Webber, son of Jonathan Webber of St Kew, Cornwall. Matriculated New Inn Hall 8 May 1711 at age 17, sojourner at Exeter College 15 January 1712 to 9 July 1715, BA 22 Feb 1715. Vicar of St Eval, Cornwall 1721. See C.W. Boase An Alphabetical Register of the Commoners of Exeter College, Oxford, Oxford, 1894; Sir John Maclean, The parochial and family history of the deanery of Trigg Minor (1876), v. 2, p. 168. -- Price (or library shelfmark?) in ink on front paste-down, L.1.10.; two library shelfmarks inked out and another price in pencil on front free-endpaper, 1 6. One-line inscription in ink on rear pastedown, scratched out.

Binding C18th blind-panelled sprinkled calf with blind-tooled thistles in central panel, red morocco spine-label elaborately gilt-tooled in bottom half. Chain staple holes on fore-edge of upper board.

Reference Number 858


If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk