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[Works. 1784]
Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. Ex editione Petri Burmanni. Tom. I. (II.)
Glasguae in aedibus academicis, excudebat Andreas Foulis, Academiae typographus, 1784.
2 vols ; 17.9 cm. (8º in 4s)
I: [2], 240 p.
II: [2], 157, [3] p.

The first edition was issued in octavo in 1758. With a final advertisement leaf. In vol. I, E2 is mis-signed as D2. In vol. II pages 121--128 are misnumbered 221--228. P. Gaskell, A bibliography of the Foulis Press (2nd ed., [Winchester], 1986), no. 673. ESTC t126176.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s. 6d., 24 November 1808. (Spiers Box). Inscribed in pencil by Boone on first free-endpaper 2 vols s4=d6 / fine paper. Lacks half-titles?

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-ruled spines, red morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 3928


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