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Ovid's Metamorphosis Englished, Mythologiz'd, and Represented in Figures: An Essay to the Translation of Virgil's Æneis.

Author:
Ovid (Roman, Sulmo 43 B.C.–A.D. 17 Tomis, Moesia)
Author:
Virgil (Roman, Andes 70 B.C.–19 B.C. Brundisium)
Translator:
George Sandys (British, Bishopthorpe 1578–1644 Kent)
Engraver:
Salomon Savery (Dutch, 1594–1678)
Designer:
After Franz Cleyn (German, Rostock 1582–1658 London)
Publisher:
John Lichfield (Oxford)
Printer:
Printed London by William Stansby (British, baptised Exeter 1572–1638 London (?))
Dedicatee:
Charles I, King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (British, Dunfermline, Scotland 1600–1649 London)
Date:
1632
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
13 1/8 x 8 15/16 x 2 1/16 in. (33.3 x 22.7 x 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.636.2
Not on view
Metamorphoses

Aeneis. Book 1

Metamorphosis

Vendor: Marlborough Rare Books, London
Graesse V.83; Univ. Cat. Books on Art II. 1514
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