Item #21193 Epigrammata. Martial, M. Valertii Martialis.


Lug. Batavorum (Leiden): Hackiana, 1670. Hardcover. Good. Item #21193

12mo. (8), 794pp. plus the Index. Engraved title page showing two satyrs. Contemporary speckled calf. Spine in six compartments, gilt, gilt title. Upper joint neatly strengthened, spine tips and parts of the spine mended, gilt rubbed and partially perished, else a good binding. The textblock is fine. There is a booksellers label on the front pastedown. Collated and complete. In Latin.

Marcus Valerius Martialis ( Martial) was a Roman poet from Hispania (modern Spain) best known for these Epigrams, in which he satirizes city life and the scandalous activities of his acquaintances.


Price: $450.00

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