Folio, pp. 19, [1 (blank)]; woodcut ornament to title, woodcut headpiece and initial; first and final leaves a little dust-stained, lightly browned throughout, a few corners creased with small loss to B1; a good copy in modern cloth-backed boards with drab paper sides, with old central fold and evidence of earlier stab-stitching.
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The second Epistle of the second Book of Horace, imitated by Mr. Pope.
First edition, the issue (presumably early) with the footnote on p. 12 misnumbered ‘16’ for 15.
Foxon P955; Rothschild 1631; Griffith 447.
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