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Ovid (43 B.C.-17? A.D.

Auction:
2167
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Ovid (43 B.C.-17? A.D., Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. Translated by the Eminent Hands, London, 1717, printed for Jacob Tonson, 4to, later tree calf with gilt tooling and lettering, with engraved frontispiece, portrait plate of the Princess of Wales, after Sir Godfrey Kneller and four full plate engravings, (good).
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

British Columbia, the Princess, London, Wales, Godfrey Kneller, Jacob Tonson, Engraving, Greek mythology, Metamorphoses, Roman mythology