Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera.
London: Pine, John, 1733-1737. Two octavo volumes. (32), 265; (24), 191, (15)pp. Second issue. This edition was printed entirely from copper plates engraved by John Pine and is notable for the many vignettes that ornament the text. Illustrated with frontispieces, vignette titles, and numerous plates. In a binding of contemporary full red morocco by Derome, covers triple gilt-ruled, spines richly gilt-stamped, gilt dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Brief previous bookseller's description pasted onto front paste-down of first volume. An attractive and well-preserved set, with just minor wear to extremities and light sunning to spines. A.e.g. With the armorial bookplates of British politician Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford to front paste-downs of both volumes. From the collection of James Laughlin, American poet and the founder of New Directions Publishers, with his booklabels to both front free endpapers. (Item ID: 14798)
(Cohen-De Ricci 487-8; Rothschild 1548).