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Author: Ausonius, Decimus Magnus: (Fleury, Julien, ed,; Souchay, Jean Baptiste, ed.:)

Title: Opera [].

Publication: Parisiis: typis Jacobi Guerin, ad Ripam Augustinianorum, 1730.

Description: Delphin edition. 2 vols. bound as 1. 4to., pp.[iii], iv-lxvii, [i], 432; [iii], 434-684, [ii], 16, [clii] + 2 plates (engraved title-page by Mathey and 1 further numismatic plate opposite p.667). "Obscoena e textu Ausoniano resecta" and indices at rear. Very clean internally. Later (c.1800) tan sheep neatly rebacked, marbled edges and endpapers. Corners a little worn but a very good copy indeed. Blind embossed coat of arms to each board, of John Bligh, 4th Earl of Darnley (1767-1831) with the motto 'Finem Respice'. Bligh was a British peer and noted amateur cricketer.

According to Brunet, a highly regarded edition.

Bibliography: Schweiger I, 22; Moss I, 216 and Brunet I, 574

Reference Number: [52049]

Price: £350

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