Lot 641

VIRGIL (17-90 BC). The Works, London, 1782, 4 vols., engraved plates, contemporary calf gilt. With 2 other 18th-century works in 3 vols. (7)

Estimate: £70 - £100
Hammer price: £240
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VIRGIL (17-90 BC).  The Works ... Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden. London: Printed for C. Bathurst (and others), 1782. 4 volumes, 8vo (176 x 105mm). Engraved frontispiece in vol. one, 17 plates (occasional light spotting and browning, plates offset onto opposite text leaves). Contemporary polished calf, spines gilt with red morocco lettering-pieces (lightly rubbed). With 2 other 18th-century works in 3 vols., namely [Tobias Smollett's] The Adventures of Roderick Random ... The Eighth Edition (London, 1770, 2 vols.,  engraved frontispieces, contemporary calf) and William Robertson's The History of Ancient Greece ... A New Edition (Edinburgh, 1793, folding engraved map, 19th-century calf gilt). (7)

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