Birmingham, UK: Johannis (John) Baskerville, Printer, 1761. Full Leather. Poor. Item #019117
Full calf leather. Small folio, approximatey 12 by 9 ½ inches. 240 pp. All text in Latin. Baskerville edition of this collection of classic satires by Juvenal and Persius, reflecting on various aspects of Roman society. Printed by British printer John Baskerville, known for his typeface designs and innovations in typography. POOR/FAIR condition. Rear cover DETACHED but present. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the leather, mostly along the hinges, extremities and spine. Uneven darkening to the leather. Text block solid. Scattered foxing, spotting and discoloration in the interior. Mostly affecting the last several pages. Offsetting to the title page, with owner's name at the top.