1767 classic VERGIL COMMENTARY in BLINDSTAMPED PIGSKIN

1767 classic VERGIL COMMENTARY in BLINDSTAMPED PIGSKIN

LE BRUN, L.

Novus apparatus Virgilii poeticus.

Cologne, Metternich, 1767.

20 x 11.5 cms.

3 leaves, 1182 pages. Complete.

Original blindstamped pigsking binding over wooden boards. Clasps perished.

[Novus apparatus Virgilii poeticus. Synonymorum, epithetorum, et phrasium, seu elegantia poeticarum thesaurum Latino - Germanicum... Ed. nova, et ad quodvis verbum, vel vocabulum initiale Germanico addito, auctior et multo emendatior reddita. Mit 1 gefalt. Tab. (Privileg, verso das Calendarium Romanum).] PROVENCE: Previously held by the famous Monestary Library at St. Gallen, Switzerland. Outstanding Vergil commentary by the Jesuit Laurent Lebrun (1608 - 1663). That on offer is an important edition: "Metternich a Cologne a fait une nouvelle edition des extraits choisis des poetes anciens et modernes que le P. le Brun avait mis a la fin de son apparat poetique." (de Backer/S.)

CONDITION: Binding rubbed and worn; clasps perished; wood to rear board split but holding well; title almost loose; some mostly marginal staining and light spotting; minor warping to block. WE ARE HAPPY TO COMBINE SHIPPING

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