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BUCOLICA GEORGICA, ET AENEIS.
(Virgil). Publii Virgilii Maronis.

BUCOLICA GEORGICA, ET AENEIS.

Illustrata, ornata, et accuratissime impressa. Londini Impensis J. et P. Knapton ... 1750.
2 vols. Sm. 8vo. [lvi] + 223pp. + [ii] + 266pp. T.p. vignettes, textual engraving, 58 copper plates (including engraved dedication numbered II). Light browning, minor stain to head of some of leaves of vol 2, marbled e.ps., contemporary vellum, lettering to spine, usual soiling. ESTC, T139415 Four plates are unsigned; the rest are signed by engravers 'I.S.M.' (i.e. Johann Sebastian Müller) or C. Grignion; one is signed as made by J. Bonneau (pl. 17). The title-page vignettes and the tailpiece of the Historia are signed as engraved by I.S.M. The printer is named in the colophon of Vol. II: 'Typis Jacobi Bettenham.' The plates of this edition show ancient gems and other antiquities illustrating episodes in the poet's text.
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