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Ovid (43 B.C.-17 A.D.) Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Ovid (43 B.C.-17 A.D.) Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. London: for Jacob Tonson, 1717. Folio, engraved title, engraved dedicatory frontispiece to the Princess of Wales, text illustrated with an additional sixteen full page engravings, contemporary calf, badly worn, 15 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Keywords

London, Wales, Jacob Tonson, Literature, Metamorphoses, Narrative poems, Ovid, Poetry

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