Aj scruffles online bookseller essex
  • home
  • contact
  • secret


The Odes and Epodes of Horace (10 volumes)


The Bibliophile Society 1901

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Impressive private press edition of Horace's Odes, complete in 10 volumes (seven volumes bound as nine with a book of quotations). Limited edition of 467 copies, of which this is number 97. First volume features an etching adapted from a painting by Howard Pyle, signed by the artist, subsequent volumes feature similar unsigned etchings by various artists. Illustrated throughout with b/w images and decorated initials. Fore-edge and bottom-edge uncut. All but one volume complete with dust-jacket. Cream quarter cloth. Latin text to verso, english translation to recto. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns. Dust-jackets have various tears and nibbles, some with loss. Spotting to cream covers of some volumes. Contents clean and prim. Bindings nice and tight. Good condition overall.