The Works of Virgil translated into English prose, As near the Original as the different Idioms of the Latin and English Languages will allow. With the Latin text and order of construction in the opposite page ; and Critical, Historical, Geographical, and Classical Notes, in English, from the best Commentators both Ancient and Modern, beside a very great number of notes intirely new. For the Use of Schools as well as of Private Gentlemen. [Two volumes].
London: Printed for Joseph Davidson, at the Angel in the Poultry, 1743. [First edition]. Full Calf. Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He composed three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid, all are included are the Bucolics, Georgics and Aeneid in these copies. Very Good+. Moderate rubbing to extremities and spine, bumping, creasing, weakening hinges, but intact, loss to lower spine (exposed) and partial loss and repair to front dedication page on endpapers (volume 1), otherwise tight, bright and unmarred. Mottled calf over boards with handwritten paper label, speckled foreedge, red titling on tp. (2 volumes (16 unnumbered pp, xlviii, 227pp; 199pp [volume 1], 200-745pp [volume 2]); index. Item #11441