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PLINY, the Younger (62?--ca. 113)
[Selections. English. 1724]
Pliny's Epistles and Panegyrick. Translated by several hands. With the life of Pliny. By Mr. Henley. In two volumes.
London: printed for W. Mears, 1724.
2 vols ; 19.0 cm. (8º)
I: v, iv [i.e. vi], xxx, x, 321, [1] p.
II: [2], 323--584, [2], 142, [2], [10] p.

Apparently a re-issue in two volumes of the edition published in one volume in the same year (ESTC n39389). The first volume has a cancel title-leaf and ends with fol. Y1. 'Pliny's Panegyrick Upon The Emperor Trajan' has separate title-page and pagination; in the one-volume issue the translator of the Panegyrick is given as 'Mr. Bond'. In vol. I, pp. vi, 32 and 286 misnumbered iv, 30 and 216; in vol. II, p. 345 misnumbered 453. With an index and errata at the end of vol. II ([10] pp.), preceded by a leaf of publisher's advertisements. Dedication to Thomas Parker, Earl of Macclesfield dated Chelmondiston, Suffolk Nov. 15. 1723'. ESTC n20246.

Copy Notes Volume I inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Moore. Pencilled initials J B on title-page of both volumes. Notations in ink as for library shelfmarks or bookseller's codes on verso of first free-endpaper and rear pastedown of first volume.

Binding C18th calf, blind double-ruled borders with blind roll-tooling parallel spine, gilt-tooled spine compartments, red morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 856


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