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VIRGIL
[Works. Latin & English. 1753]
The works of Virgil. In Latin and English. The original text correctly printed from the most authentic editions, collated for this purpose. The Æneid translated by ... Christopher Pitt, the Eclogues and Georgics, with notes on the whole, by ... Joseph Warton. With several new observations by Mr. Holdsworth, Mr. Spence, and others. Also, a dissertation on the sixth book of the Æneid, by Mr. Warburton. On the shield of Æneas, by Mr. W. Whitehead. On the character of Japis, by ... Dr. Atterbury, ... And, three essays on pastoral, didactic, and epic poetry, by the editor. In four volumes. ...
London: printed for R. Dodsley, 1753.
4 vols ; 20.8 cm. (8º)
I: [2], xxx, 440 p., engr. frontis. port., [1] fold. pl.
II: [2], xxiii, [1], 350 p., engr. frontis. port, 1 fold. map
III: [2], 492, [4] p., engr. frontis. port., [1] fold. pl.
IV: [2], 448, [30] p., engr. frontis.

Edited by Joseph Warton. Parallel Latin and English texts on facing pages. Engravings by Louis Pierre Boitard; map engraved by T. Jeffreys. Publisher's advertisements at the end of vol. III. Other issues in the same year have title reading: The works of Virgil, in .... A note to the binder on the final page of vol. IV refers to a 'plate of the antient Stage, which wants a reference' to be bound facing page 283, vol. I; this plate is not present in the Soane copy as described above. ESTC n25883.

Copy Notes Some pencil references on vol. I, p. 27 and on rear pastedown of vol. III.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled spines, red morocco spine-labels, gilt volume numbers on spines.

Reference Number 3930


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