1770 Satires de Juvenal
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First Edition, Leather Binding
First edition of Jean Dusalux's translation of the 'Satires' of Juvenal.
Printed with French to the recto and Latin to the verso.
The popular satires of the Roman poet Juvenal, originally written between the end of the first and early second centuries A.D.
Dusaulx was a French politician who, during the French Revolution, voted against the execution of Louis XVI.
Half-title is present.
In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed and marked. Some loss of leather to the head and tail of the spine, joints, and extremities. Front joint is a little faded. Joints are starting. Front hinge is a little strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with the occasional spot. Prior owner's pencil inscription to the half-title. Small patch of worming to the tail of the text, not affecting text.
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