Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera cum Novo Commentario ad Modum Joannis Bond. HORACE.

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera cum Novo Commentario ad Modum Joannis Bond.

Publisher: Paris: Ex typographia Firminorum Didot, 1855.
Edition: Didot's pocket Horace of 1855, in which the publisher famously substituted in some copies mounted photographs of the engravings, which he announces in the introduction: "For a few copies photography, that marvel of our century, reproduced the very drawings of Mr. Barrias."
Bibliographical References: Bulletin of the NYPL, Early Works Illustrated with Photographs, 11.
Condition: A fine copy in plain and somewhat uninspiring binding.
Book ID: 25629

Description

Small 8vo, later maroon morocco, a.e.g. Photographic frontispiece, six photographic plates, eleven photographic headpieces and two folding maps.

Comments

¶ This copy contains all the engravings in photographic reproduction. There are intermediate states that have a combination of engravings and photographs.

Price: $400.00

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