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The Metamorphoses of Ovid, new translation with the Latin text ]... by Mr. G. T. VILLENAVE. À Paris, Chez les Éditeurs, F. Gay, Libr., & Ch. Guestard, 1806- 1807. 4 volumes in-8°, long-grained green morocco, large gilt fillet frame, fine gilt and cold-edged roulettes decorating the boards, fleur-de-lys at the corners, double coat of arms in the centre, spine with nerves adorned with fleurs-de-lys, gilt edges (Simier R. du Roi). A frontispiece and 142 figures out of text engraved after drawings by LEBARBIER, MONSIAU and MOREAU. A few light freckles, but a VERY GOOD EXAMPLE IN GREEN MAROQUIN WITH THE ARMS OF THE DUCHESS OF BERRY (1798- 1870). From the Kimberley and Abdy libraries, with bookplate.
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