Item #CNJL2381 Metamorphoses. Ovid, P. Ovidi Nasonis, R J. Tarrant, Critical Notes.


[Oxford] Oxonii: [Clarendon Press] E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 2004. Hardcover. Duedecimo size, 582 pp., note that all text is in Latin. Fine / near fine. Item #CNJL2381

The Roman poet Ovid (b. 43 BCE) is one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature (Virgil and Horace being the other two). His "Metamorphoses" has been a perennial favourite and this volume presents them in the original Latin.

___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full dark navy blue cloth over boards, gilt lettering and publisher's device stamped onto the spine, please note that ALL TEXT IS IN LATIN; duodecimo size (7 1/2" by 4 15'16"), pagination: [i-iv] v-xlviii, 1-534.

___CONDITION: Volume fine, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; as new. The dust jacket a shade below fine, clean, free of noticeable edgewear and tears, with remnants of a bar code on the back panel.

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