Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Julianus Floridus ... Recensuit, supplevit, emendavit, dissertationem de vita & scriptis Ausonii suasque animadversiones adjunxit Joannes-Baptista Souchay. Decimus Magnus Ausonius.
Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Julianus Floridus ... Recensuit, supplevit, emendavit, dissertationem de vita & scriptis Ausonii suasque animadversiones adjunxit Joannes-Baptista Souchay
Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Julianus Floridus ... Recensuit, supplevit, emendavit, dissertationem de vita & scriptis Ausonii suasque animadversiones adjunxit Joannes-Baptista Souchay
Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Julianus Floridus ... Recensuit, supplevit, emendavit, dissertationem de vita & scriptis Ausonii suasque animadversiones adjunxit Joannes-Baptista Souchay

Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Julianus Floridus ... Recensuit, supplevit, emendavit, dissertationem de vita & scriptis Ausonii suasque animadversiones adjunxit Joannes-Baptista Souchay.

Paris: Jacobi Guerin, 1730.

First Fleury edition. Engraved allegorical frontispiece and single engraved plate showing 9 medallions. lxvii, [1], 684, [2], 16, [76] pp. Folio. Bound in full contemporary crimson morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g. Cloth slipcase. Some minor rubbing at joints, but fine. Provenance: Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth (armorial bookplate with motto "Advance with Courage"); Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (British Prime Minster 1894-95, armorial bookplate with motto "Honi soit mal y pense"). Brunet I, 574: "Edition la plus estimée: les obscoena (et textu Ausonia resecta) qui forment 16 pages separées, sont ordinairement places a la fin du vol. avant l'index"; Houzeau/L. I, 1049; Schweiger II, 22. Item #310683

A lovely copy of this important critical edition of Ausonius edited by the Abeé Fleury and Souchay, with esteemed provenance.

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