Polymetis: Or, An Enquiry Concerning the Agreement Between the Works of the Roman Poets, and the Remains of the Antient Artists

Spence, [Joseph]

Published by Printed for J. Dodsley, London, 1774
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Title: Polymetis: Or, An Enquiry Concerning the ...

Publisher: Printed for J. Dodsley, London

Publication Date: 1774

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: Third edition.


Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked, with gilt-stamped lettering in black leather spine label; folio; pp. vi, 361, [1] (directions for the binder), plus frontispiece portrait of the author, and 36 full-page and 4 folding plates (missing plate #5). Boards a bit scuffed along the edges; stamp of the Birmingham library (black ink, handsome botanical pattern, about 1 inch tall by 2 inches wide) appears on every plate, usually bordering the bottom of the image and the margin. Folding plates neatly reinforced on the verso, and plate #9 scattered with ink spots, but overall plates are bright and clean. Bookplate of Edward Greathed on front paste-down. A nice working copy. Bookseller Inventory # D6077

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