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De Gedaant-Wisselingen Van P. Ovidius Naso, in Het Latyn en Nederduitsch, Nieulyx vertaald, en te zamen in het Licht gegeven, Door Isaak Verburg, Rector der Latynsche Scholen te Amsterdam; nevens Omstandige Aantekeningen Tot Opheldering Der verdichtselen, Door Antonius Banier, Lidt van de Academie der Opschriften en beschaafde Wetenschappen te Parys. Met een groot getal keurlyke prentverbeeldingen, door B. Picart en andere voorname Meesters gesneeden, vercierd

Ovid; Isaša Verburg; Bernard Picart

Published by R. en J. Wetstein, en W. Smith, Amsterdam, 1732
Condition: vg Hardcover
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2 volumes. Elephant folio. [8], 247pp (lacking 8 preliminary leaves & 2 plates). [13], 249-524, [4] pp (mispagination 265-270 in vol. II). Half leather over marbled boards. Title in gold on spine. Frontispiece engraving in Vol.I. Title-pages printed in black and red with engraved vignettes. 2 volume set of the Metamorphoses illustrated with in-text copper-engravings by Bernard Picart, Charles le Brun and several other artists. Ovid's influence on Western art and literature cannot be exaggerated. The Metamorphosis is on of the best classical source of 250 myths. "The poem is the most comprehensive, creative mythological work that has come down to us from antiquity."(Galinsky). Ovid was a major inspiration for Shakespeare, Dante, Chaucer and others. Ovid was arguably the popular poet of his time. Text in Dutch and Latin. Age wear and abrasions on bindings. Surface hairline cracks on spines. Discoloration to boards. Wear to edges. Many pages have previously been removed along gutter and later crudely reattached with clear tape (not affecting text or plates). Usual rippling to pages. Sporadic foxing throughout not affecting text or plates. Overall fair to good- condition. Bookseller Inventory # 14747

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Title: De Gedaant-Wisselingen Van P. Ovidius Naso, ...

Publisher: R. en J. Wetstein, en W. Smith, Amsterdam

Publication Date: 1732

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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