Author:Horace ; [George C. Heckman's copy]

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Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Accendunt Clavis Metrica et Notae Anglicae Juventuti Accommodatae

By: Horace ; [George C. Heckman's copy]

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray, Little & Wilkins: 1835

Seller ID: 38610

Condition: Good


iv & 340 pages; Contemporary full sheepskin, flat spine ruled in gilt, titling slip lettered in gilt: "HORACE." A standard American school edition of Horace with the Latin text and extensive notes in English by Benjamin Apthorp Gould. It is interesting to note that Gould has protected his young readers by omitting the final two lines of Ode 1.4, and lines 5-8 of Ode 4.13 -- which refer in the original to sexual arousal. Further, Gould has omitted Odes 1.5, 1.23 and 1.25 and Epodes 8 & 12 entirely. [Even half a century later, the influential Loeb Library text omits Epodes 8 & 12,... View more info