Amsterdam: Longolii, 1734. Quarto, 24cm x 19.5cm, full contemporary leather, gilt designs and title to spine, all edges dyed red, marbled endpapers, red and black title page, signatures read *4 – 6*4, 7*3, (a)4 – (m)4, A4 – 4Z4, 5A4 – 5O4, a4 – p4. Leather rubbed and chipped at the head and tail of the spine, binding very worn at the joints and hinges, book plate of Sir Charles Bingham on front pastedown, handwritten notes in ink (French) on the verso of the front free endpaper refer to a 1761 translation of Pliny letters by Jean Boyle, minor foxing, slight yellowing of leaves. Overall Good to Very Good.
Dibden describes this edition as “very critical and elaborate” with a large portion of classical commentary and six indexes. Dibden 332.
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