Satyrae ex doct. viror. emendatione.

  • Juvenal & Persius
  • Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Iudocum Hondium 1625


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16mo, pp. 116. Title-page engraved. Red crushed morocco c. 1900 by Riviere, spine lettered in gilt direct, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. A little toning and staining. Gift inscription to binder’s blank dated 1935 (to Maurice Baring from Ronald Storrs, ‘not to be lent’), bookplate of Maurice Baring to front pastedown, earlier ownership inscription to foot of title-page: ‘Ex libris Catherine’.


An Elzevir-imitating pocket edition of the satirists Juvenal and Persius, published by Jodocus Hondius II (or Joost de Hondt Jr), son of an important Flemish mapmaker. This copy was given by the British official Ronald Storrs (1881-1955), known for his erudition and refined taste, to the writer Maurice Baring (1874-1945).

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