[Baskerville] [Aeneid] The Works of Virgil, Englished by Robert Andrews
Birmingham, UK: Printed by John Baskerville for the Author, 1766. Hardcover. Virgil's epic the Aeneid, here bound together with his Pastorals and Georgic works, all translated into English by Robert Andrews and printed by the legendary John Baskerville in Birmingham. Title page with "Printed by John Baskerville for the Author" (1776) at foot. Half leather over marbled paper boards, title stamped in gilt onto red spine label, headbands, all edges sprinkled, binder's stamp inside corner of front pastedown, 8vo size (text block 9 inches tall - thus slightly trimmed but maintaining wide margins), pp. , 1-16, -536], errata. Volume with minor wear, tp. foxed and browned w. tidy period name in ink, scant spotting to balance of text - save last two leaves which are also browned and spotted, pp.  (Dedication) with a 2.5 inch closed tear at bottom edge. A nice clean copy in a later binding. Near Fine. Item #4246
"The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who fled the fall of Troy and travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans." wiki.
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