Select epigrams out of the first four books of Martial in Latin & English. [manuscript], [between 1700 and 1750] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Fols. 1-4 damaged; text affected.
Text from preface reads: "The following version was writ many years since by a yong gentleman of quality for his exercise while he learned the Latin Tongue of a Tutor in his Fathers House." Initials "T. G." in the margin.
Epigrams from book I are in facing-page Latin and English; excerpts from other books have English on smaller leaves and Latin (sometimes) on larger leaves.
Binding: Contemporary pasteboard.
Provenance: Purchased from Dobell, 27 Dec 1941.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 171.