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The georgicks of Virgil, with an English translation and notes

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Bibliographic Information
Virgil.; Martyn, John, 1699-1768, tr.
London: Printed for the editor by R. Reily, M DCC XLI [1741]

xxii, 403, [1], 3, [10] p. [13] leaves of plates

Plates colored in mezzotint are among earliest examples of colored botanical printing.

"Remarks ... by the learned Edward King ... in a letter dated from Bromley in Kent, Nov. 20, 1740": p. 3 (2nd group).

Includes index.

Hollis Number
000873589
Subject
Agriculture -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
 

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