Title: P. Virgilii Maronis Opera Interpretatione et notis illustravit Carolus Ruaeus Soc.Jesu jussu christianissimi regis ad usum Delphini, 1713
Author: Publius Vergilius Maro; Carlo Rua
Publisher: Apud Natalem Feltrini in via Mercatoria sub Signo Virtutis Coronatæ, Venetiis
An early 18th century of the great poetical epics of Virgil, as revised and interpreted by Carlo Rua of the Society of Jesuits, being the first edition. All three major works, being the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the Aeneid are present. There is also a large index vocabulorum present.
Both volumes display an ownership stamp and signature.
Two vellum bound volumes in large octavo, 238+250, 624 pages
There is worming present on the first three leaves of Tome I and the last five leaves of Tome II, damaging and obscuring some text, along with signs of restoration on the upper corner of the engraving. The binding to volume two has come loose as well, with the spine peeling from the top as well. There is some foxing and staining throughout both tomes.