First edition of this translation by Ogilby illustrated with more than seventy engravings by Hollar
By HOLLAR, Wenceslaus, and VIRGIL, 1654
Opera per Johannem Ogilvium edita et sculpturis aenis adoranata.
- Author: HOLLAR, Wenceslaus, and VIRGIL
- Publication place: London
- Publisher: Thomas Roycroft
- Publication date: 1654–1658.
- Physical description: First edition. Two volumes, folio (409 by 258mm). Title printed in red and black, (vol. one) 2ff. 447 pp., portrait frontispiece of Ogilby by W. Faithorne after Lely, additional frontispiece by P. Lombart after F. Cleyn (trimmed), 94 full-page engravings after F. Cleyn with coats of arms inscribed underneath each of them, of which 33 by Hollar, folding map titled “Aenae troiani navigation” by Hollar, 12 engraved initials and headpieces, 4 plates cut down and mounted ;(vol. two) 7 ff., 586 pp. portrait frontispiece of Ogilby by W. Faithorne after Lely (trimmed), additional frontispiece by P. Lombart & Richer after F. Cleyn, 98 full-page engravings with coats of arms inscribed underneath each of them, after F. Cleyn, of which 39 by Hollar, folding map titled “Aenae troiani navigation” by Hollar mounted on tab, 22 engraved initials and headpieces. Late eighteenth or early nineteenth century Russian calf, borders formed by a roll in blind, with gilt fillets, gilt tooled and paneled backs, corners and hinges slightly rubbed, title and author inscribed in gold on a green morocco lettering piece, with all edges in gilt.
- Inventory reference: 18629
Sir Edward Henry Scott (1840–1880) 4th Baronet of Lytchett Minster, bibliophile (bookplate).
- NHG Hollar 1344, 1351, 1353, 1355–1395
- Pennington 290–332
- Lowndes, V, p. 2776
- Brunet V p. 1289.