Arte Poetica di Q. Orazio Flacco recata in versi italiani da Tommaso Gargallo Marchese di Castellentini col Testo Latino a Pie di Pagina
(Q. Orazio Flacco)

Napoli: Stamperio dell'Ancora Napoli, 1837. F 35 pages of text, Italian translation of Horace by Gargallo and the Latin original, below; followed by a section of blank leaves (approx. 80 pgs) presumably for note-taking; Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8 BC) the leading Roman Lyric Poet during the time of the emperor Augustus, best known as Horace; Marchese Tommaso Gargallo (1760-1843) Italian poet, scholarly historiographer, the most important translator of Horace's poetics of his time; bound in the original full vellum covered boards; gilt spine rules and ornamentation, contrasting brown leather label with gilt titles; a few previous owner marginal annotations in text, in an earlier, nineteenth century hand, probably contemporary; some edge, tips wear and soiling to binding, tiny wear-through hole on back board; some spotting and foxing in text; overall, very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 18729)


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