Ogilby, John.  The Works of Virgil.
Lot 5021
VIRGILIUS MARO, PUBLIUS. 70-19 B.C. The Works ... Translated, adorn'd with Sculpture, and illustrated with Annotations, by John Ogilby. London: Thomas Warren for the Author, 1654.
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VIRGILIUS MARO, PUBLIUS. 70-19 B.C.
The Works ... Translated, adorn'd with Sculpture, and illustrated with Annotations, by John Ogilby. London: Thomas Warren for the Author, 1654.
Folio (420 x 270 mm). [8], 586 pp. Engraved portrait, frontispiece, double-page map, and 101 full-page illustrations or plates after Franz Cleyn by Wenceslaus Hollar and Pierre Lombart. Period calf, rebacked and recornered. A couple of paper flaws with splits not touching text, scattered spots and light soiling, small section of loss to lower margins of frontispiece, binding worn.

First folio edition, and the first with illustrations, the text having been previously published in 1649. Each plate is sponsored by an aristocratic subscriber. Wing V610.
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