Baskerville Horace. (1762)

HORATIUS. (HORACE).

QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS.

Published: Joannis Baskerville. Birminghamiae. 1762

Date: 1762

FIRST BASKERVILLE EDITION. 6mo. (6.3 x 3.7 inches). viii,300, Errata leaf, Publishers advert leaf. Engraved frontis and title page. A bright clean copy in a fine contemporary leather binding of full red sheep. Spine with raised bands, each with diagonal gilt lines. Compartments fully decorated with gilt lattice design inside double gilt rules. Green title label, gilt. Triple ruled and double decorative gilt borders to the boards. Board edges decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A lovely copy of this beautifully printed book and an attractive 18th century binding.

£550

Offered by Paul Foster