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1747 Horace, the Philip Francis poetical translation, Second Edition Full title: Horace, A Poetical Translation of the Works of Horace with the Original Text and Notes: The Odes, Epodes and Carmen Seculare; The Satires; The Epistles and Art of Poetry. (4 volumes), a poetical translation by Rev. Mr. Philip Francis. London: published by A. Millar, 1747. Second Edition (the best) complete in four volumes. A poetical translation of the original text with notes collected from the best Latin and French commentators. Full-Leather.5¾" - 6¾". Bookplate of the Royal College of Physicians. Pigskin replacements for some missing sections of the spine. Perhaps a little shoe polish would color these in a little better? Some splitting. Interiors are excellent. One cover detached. I have several editions of both Horace and Ovid, so I would be happy to sell those books as collections at a hefty discount.

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