D’Espurgata Lezione Tradotti Dall’ ab. Raffaele Pastore. Quarta Edizione, Ritoccata dal Tradttore, accresciuta insieme e modificata in parte, e devisa in due Volumi colla giunta Degli Argomenti ed Osservazioni e Note alla piena intelligenza de’ passi oscuri e difficili.

  • Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius
  • Bassano: Nella Tipografia Remondiniana 1805


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2 vols. bound as 1, 12mo, pp. [xii], 297, [3], 317, [1]. Contemporary half vellum, marbled boards, spine divided by gilt rolls and rules, black morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt. Scattered foxing and spotting, a few ink blots. Rubbed and worn, spine darkened. Bookplate of R.M. Beverley to pastedown, small paper shelf label and ink numeral 6 to spine.


A dual-language Latin-Italian edition of the work of three classical lyric poets printed by the Remondini family firm. Library Hub records only the BL in the UK, Worldcat adds 7 Italian institutions and UCLA. This copy belonged to poet and polemicist Robert Mackenzie Beverley (1798-1868), author of several pamphlets on corruption in the Church of England and an 1867 book arguing passionately against Darwin's theory of evolution.

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