Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis.

  • Virgil
  • Parisiis [Paris]: Excudebam Petrus Didot 1798


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LARGE PAPER COPY, 12mo, pp. xxviii, 390 + folding map. Contemporary dark green morocco, spine divided by raised bands, lettered in gilt direct, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A little light spotting. Spine rubbed, a few scratches. Pencilled purchase note to half-title.


An unusual large-paper copy of Pierre Didot's small-format Virgil, pocket-sized but elegantly laid-out with woodcut headpieces, printed by stereotype in the same year as his magisterial folio of the same author.

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