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Baskerville’s English Virgil

SKU: 7687
£650.00

Title:
Baskerville’s English Virgil

Date of publication:
1766

Binding:
modern half calf

Publisher(s):

  • John Baskerville
  • Author(s):

  • Virgil
  • Translator(s):
    Robert Andrews

    A blank verse translation (or ‘englishing’) by Robert Andrews, poet and minister

    The Works of Virgil, Englished by Robert Andrews.

    8vo. pp. [vi], 16, [i], 4-536. Some spotting, most apparent on title and preliminaries. Modern half calf, gilt, retaining the original marbled paper boards, slightly rubbed; ownership signature dated 1800 partially obliterated on front free end-paper. Robert Andrews (1723-1766) was a presbyterian minister and poet, chiefly remembered for this blank verse translation of Virgil. Gaskell, Baskerville, 32