Book Description

8vo. 3 volumes, set. Original navy cloth, gilt. Bottom edges untrimmed. Each volume has ‘Glasgow 1947’ and the ink ownership of J. Farquhar Maclay on the fly. The ownerships are over some Tippex (presumably a previous owner’s name). D/ws uniformly tanned on the spines and a bit rubbed along the top edges. Volume 1 is price-clipped. Volume 2 has very short closed tears at the spine ends and a small hole towards the top of the spine. Contents clean. Near fine in very good + d/ws.
Dealer Notes
The text and translation of the six books of Lucretius fill the first volume. The commentary occupies the other two volumes. Uncommon.
Author Lucretius (Titi Lucreti Cari)
Date 1947
Publisher Oxford, The Clarendon Press

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