Titi Lucretii Cari De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex

By: LUCRETIUS BASKERVILLE

Price: $700.00

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LUCRETIUS. Titi Lucretii Cari De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex. Birminghamae: typis Johannis Baskerville, MDCCLXXII. First Baskerville edition. Pp. (4),[1]-280,(2). 4to, full contemporary red morocco, five raised bands with gilt dentelles and gilt lettering [Lucretius / Baskerville / Birminghamae / 1772] to spine, gilt tooled borders to boards and edges, all edges gilt.

A lovely Latin edition of Lucretius's epic Epicurean poem "On the Nature of the Universe".

Provenance: inked 1810 acquisition of one John Brown to first blank; bookplate of Montreal collector Alberti G. Nicholls to front pastedown.

Light shelfwear to extremities and outer hinges, sparse foxing to initial and final leaves, very small dampspot to fore-edge of pp. 85-88 (not affecting text), else a very good copy. 700.00

Title: Titi Lucretii Cari De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex

Author Name: LUCRETIUS BASKERVILLE

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Johannis Baskerville / John Baskerville, Birminghamae, 1772,:

Seller ID: 99424

Keywords: CLASSICAL STUDIES CLASTU ROMAN HISTORY ROME LATIN 18JHT PHILOSOPHY SCHOLARLY EPICUREAN CLASSICS,