VERGILIUS MARO (PUBLIUS) The Works of Virgil: containing his Pastoral, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF JOHN DRYDEN'S TRANSLATION, 1697
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VERGILIUS MARO (PUBLIUS) The Works of Virgil: containing his Pastoral, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF JOHN DRYDEN'S TRANSLATION, 1697
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VERGILIUS MARO (PUBLIUS)
The Works of Virgil: containing his Pastoral, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF JOHN DRYDEN'S TRANSLATION, engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 101 engraved plates by W. Hollar and others, one with small paper flaw, some with all over toning, final page slightly soiled, early ownership inscription of William Davison on title, booklabel of William Delafield, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked [Wing V616], folio (450 x 282mm.), Jacob Tonson, 1697
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