VERGILIUS MARO, Publius; HEINSIUS, Daniel (ed.)

 

VERGILIUS MARO, Publius; HEINSIUS, Daniel (ed.), P. VIRGILII MARONIS OPERA; Nic. Heins. Dan. F. Emembranis compluribus iisque antiquißimis recensuit.

 

Leiden: Iacobus Hackius, 1684

 

£ 250

 

 

 

12mo (14 x 8 cm). A- R12, S4; 387 pp. + 15 pp. index [7]. Engraved title page. In Latin. Marbled pastedowns with gilt dentelles. Green morocco binding with triple filleted gold-tooled border; a.e.g; spine in six compartments divided by five raised bands with gilt title and floral decoration; slight cracking at head and foot of spine. A fine copy.

The engraved title-page depicting a flying swan holding a scroll is the same one used in the Elzevier editions of Virgil, as for example in the 1636 edition published in Leiden (Willelms, n. 450).