THE METAMORPHOSIS, or Golden Ass and Philosophical Works of Apuleius. Translated from the original Latin.

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London: Sold by Robert Triphook and Thomas Rudd, 1822. FIRST EDITION. With "Passages Suppressed" section in rear. Must have ten pages Ex-Reference Library (Bath City Free plate) and was presented by Isaac Pitman for the reference library; tall paper copy, rebound in Victorian cloth; top of rear panel pushed; paper title label browned, but clear; internals very clean, tight and free of foxing; VERY GOOD+ OR BETTER COPY. With list of original works by Thomas Taylor appended. [xxiv], 400 pages, [xi], plus six page Taylor catalogue. Octavo. (Item ID: 14711)


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