Catullus: With the Pervigilium Veneris. Catullus, S G. Owen, ed.
Catullus: With the Pervigilium Veneris
Catullus: With the Pervigilium Veneris

Catullus: With the Pervigilium Veneris

J.R. Weguelin. Limited. Hardcover. Good. Item #000285

London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. Limited Edition, numbered 273 of 1000 copies on verso of half title. Octavo (9" x 7"); [xviii], 211p. Seven plates including frontis, all present. Many pages still uncut. Bookplate of Henry Devenish Harben -- a British barrister, Liberal and then Labour Party politician, and women's suffrage supporter -- on front pastedown, with ownership inscription opposite dated May 26, 1894. Red cloth-covered boards with beveled edges, gilt lettering to spine, and gilt seal stamped to front and back. Covers bumped at corners and spine ends, with some smudging and scuffs to cloth and gilt seal on back. Opens easily with a crack starting at bottom of front hinge and front free endpaper coming untucked from gutter. Book likewise falls open easily to between a few gatherings, but binding is still holding. Pages unmarked.

Price: $45.00

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