Title: P. Papinii Statii Opera, ex Recensione et Cum Notis I.F. Gronovii, 1653
Author: P. Papinius Statius; Joannes Fredericus Gronovius
Publisher: Amsterodami, Typis Ludovici Elzevirii
Condition: Very Good
A mid 17th century Elzevir edition of the complete works of Papinius Statius, a Greco-Roman poet of the 1st century. Among the surviving poetry is included an epic in twelve books entitled the Thebaid, a collection of occasional poetry entitled the Silvae, and an unfinished epic, the Achilleid
This volume has been finely bound, with tooling and oxford panels.
There is an exlibris stamp for Cornwell House to the front endpaper.
One finely bound volume in 32mo, (8)+424 pages
This volume is in very good shape, with some rubbing and scuffing to the binding. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.