De vita et loribus Julli Agricolae liber; [Edited by J. W. Mackail]. DOVES PRESS – TACITUS.

De vita et loribus Julli Agricolae liber; [Edited by J. W. Mackail]

Hammersmith, London: Officina Columbarum [Doves Press], 1900. Small 4to. Pp. [iv]+32+[2](colophon, blank). Original limp vellum, spine lettered in gilt, Doves Bindery stamp at foot of lower pastedown. Provenance: Ulco Proost, Dutch paper manufacturer, whose library (including fine bindings) was sold by the Utrecht auction house, Beijers, in 1967. A fine copy. Item #408942

The first book of the Doves Press. One of 225 copies on paper (total edition 230). The first book published by the Doves Press. According to Tidcombe, copies were "printed by 19 October 1900, but were not bound until after the beginning of the New Year." Tidcombe DP1.

Price: $1,600.00

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