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Hugh Maffett (ed.), The Catiline and Jugurthine Wars. Translated from Sallust (Dublin, 1772).

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Title

Hugh Maffett (ed.), The Catiline and Jugurthine Wars. Translated from Sallust (Dublin, 1772).

Description

Dimension: 20 cm.


Provenance: Bookplate of William B. Bede, with the motto ‘Incorrupta fides nudaque veritas’; and signature of Mathew Forde, M.P., one of the original subscribers.

Binding: Dublin gold-tooled dark green morocco. Across the middle of the upper cover ‘Mathew Forde Esqr., M.P.’; across the lower ‘1773’. Similar all-over design within each half cover; birds, leaves, flowers and other small tools from pointillé curved lines which radiate from a vase at the top (and bottom) border roll. Spine tooled to six compartments, with a red lettering-piece in the second. Comb-marbled endleaves and gilt edges, upper joint cracked, slight damage to both covers.

Suggested Citation

“Hugh Maffett (ed.), The Catiline and Jugurthine Wars. Translated from Sallust (Dublin, 1772).,” Marsh's Library Labs, accessed December 18, 2017, http://www.marshlibrary.ie/digi/items/show/338.

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