D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae. Tabulis Aeneis Illustravit, et Notas Variorum Selectas, Suasque Addidit G.S.
Juvenal and Persius.

Cantabrigiae: Prostant venales Londini, apud Gul. Sandby…apud G. Thurlbourn & J. Woodyer, 1763. First edition, regular issue. Printed by Joseph Bentham at the Cambridge University Press, and edited with scholarly apparatus by the scholarly bookseller and publisher William Sandby, who sold his business in 1768 to the first John Murray. Engraved frontispiece and fourteen other plates, signed "P.S.L.," featuring classical antiquities. Title-page in black and red. Some staining to covers, endpapers lightly foxed. A good, clean copy. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Spine decoratively ruled in gilt and blind, covers ruled in gilt, gilt burgundy morocco spine label, marbled endpapers. Octavo (6 3/8 x 3 7/8.") [12], 207, [1] pp. (Item ID: 15509)


"One of my copies is an ordinary octavo, bound in mottled calf. The other is an imperial octavo, one of eight copies thus issued, as stated in an accompanying letter, dated March 5, 1800, from the editor G. Sandby to his friend the Rev. Dr. Nicoll…" (Morgan, Bibliography of Persius, p. 37).

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