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    Sale 2488 | Lot 14
    Price Realized: $138With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 14

      (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Juvenalis, Decimus Junius; and Persius Flaccus, Aulus Satyrae. 240 pages. Ruled in red throughout. 4to, 295x232 mm, later 18th-century tree calf, covers detached, lacking backstrip; light offsetting from plates, gathering 2F heavily browned. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1761

      Estimate $200 - 300

      first baskerville edition; first state of E2, K4, U4, and Z3. Gaskell 15. extra-illustrated with 16 (of 17) etched plates by Wenceslaus Hollar from the 1660 edition of Sir Robert Stapylton's English translation of Juvenal titled Mores Hominum, The Manners of Men. First plate trimmed and mounted, plate for second Satire lacking.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $138