THE ODES, EPODES, AND CARMEN SECULARE OF HORACE. 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; etc. . . . For the Use of Schools as well as of Private Gentlemen.


Published by Printed for Joseph Davidson, at the Angel in the Poultry, Cheapside, London, 1746
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Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label; small octavo, xxxviii, 335, 256-508 pp. (text continuous despite error in pagination); engraved copperplate frontipiece. Frontispiece is dated 1747 and presents the publisher's advertisement for 4 volumes of Latin translations: Horace, Virgil, Ovid, and Phaedrus. Scuffing to covers with some loss at spine head, edges and corners rubbed, a few contemporary notes to blank leaves at front and occasional marks to text. Overall a sturdy and presentable copy. Bookseller Inventory # 21295

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Publisher: Printed for Joseph Davidson, at the Angel in the Poultry, Cheapside, London

Publication Date: 1746

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Third edition.

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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