8vo, pp. , ix, [1 (blank)], lxxxix, , 316; some light foxing, especially to endpapers; overall a very good copy; uncut in original drab boards, printed paper spine label with price ‘6s 6d boards’; endcaps chipped, very light wear to spine, edges and corners; armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford, ink presentation inscription to front flyleaf ‘With respectful compliments from the Author’.
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Horatius restitutus: or the books of Horace arranged in chronological order according to the scheme of Dr Bentley, from the text of his second edition in 1713, and the common readings subjoined; with a preliminary dissertation on the chronology and the localities of that poet … Cambridge, J.
First edition of this attempt to arrange the books of Horace in chronological order by the classical scholar and master of Richmond School, James Tate (1771–1843), this copy presented by him to Thomas Gaisford (1779–1855), classicist, Dean of Christ Church Oxford, Regius Professor of Greek, curator of the Bodleian Library, and delegate of the Clarendon Press.