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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera.

TACITUS (Publius Cornelius).

TACITUS (Publius Cornelius).

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera, Ex Editione Jer. Jac. Oberlini, Sedula Recensione Accurata: Quibus Accesserunt Gabrielis Broterii Supplementa, Cum Locupleti Indice.

Woodcut vignette on half-titles and titles.

Three volumes. 12mo. [134 x 83 x 65 mm]. [2]ff, 322pp; [2]ff, 276pp; [2]ff, 363pp. Bound in contemporary mid-green goatskin, the covers with a gilt thick and thin fillet border, a blind floral roll and a gilt fillet panel with a gilt palmette and fronds in the corners. The spines divided into five panels, the bands tooled with a gilt broken fillet and tooled in gilt at the head and foot, lettered in the second panel and numbered in the fourth, the others with a small gilt circle surrounded with blind tooling, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt fillet, the turn-ins with a thin floral roll, red endleaves, gilt edges. (Small track of insect activity in corner of panel on front cover of vol.1).
London: S. Hamilton for Rodwell and Martin; Law and Whittaker; J. Booker; Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Walker and Edwards; J. Robinson; B. Reynolds, 1817.

Contemporary ink inscription on front fly-leaf of each volume: "J. Taylor, Trinity Hall, Cantabrigia". A fine copy.

Stock no. ebc3728

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Price: £900

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