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1752 Works of Horace ROMAN Literature Poetry Odes Rome Carpe Diem French Salmon

“We are but dust and shadow”

― Horace

Horace was the most important Roman poet during the 1st-century BC. He composed satires, odes, epistles, and other poetic verses; works that have been referenced and studied for centuries. Horace’s works have yielded some famous quotes that have influenced cultures and societies including “Carpe Diem!” (seize the day) and “Pactum serva” (keep the faith).

This 1752 first edition was published in five volumes in Paris with the French translation attributed to Francois Salmon.

Item number: #2294

Price: $399

GRANGE, Eugene; THIBOUST, Lambert

Traduction Des Œuvres D'Horace En Vers François : Avec des Extraits des Auteurs qui ont travillé sur cette matiere, Et des Notes pour l'éclaircissement du Texte.

A Paris : chez Nyon Fils et Guillyn, 1752. First edition.


•Collation: Complete with all pages; 5 volumes

•References: Barbier, III, 17893; Graesse, p. 367

•Language: French & LATIN

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~5.75in X 3.5in (14.5cm x 8.5cm)

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1752 Works of Horace ROMAN Literature Poetry Odes Rome

Estimate $399 - $800Apr 8, 2018