Lot 326: Satires of Juvenalis Gifford translation 1802

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PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:10:04

Lot 326: Author: Juvenalis, Decimus Junius. Title: The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Translated into English Verse. Place Published: London. Publisher: W. Bulmer. Date Published: 1802. Description: Translated by William Gifford. (4), lxvii, (1), 486 pp. Errata slip tipped in. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (4to) 27x21. 5 cm (10½x8½") old full calf, red leather label. First Edition of this translation. An important translation of the Roman poet, active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD. Often lacking the portrait and errata. Rubbed, old repairs to joints; some foxing and browning; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $100-150
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