LUKRETS — De rerum natura

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The most classic edition of Lucretius “On the Nature of Things” in English


LUKRETS. – LUCRETIUS, Carus, Titus. – Bailey, C. (Cyril) (ed.):
Lucreti: De rerum natura libri sex. Edited with Prolegomena, Critical Apparatus, Translation and Commentary by Cyril Bailey. COMPLETE SET in 3 volumes. FIRST EDITION THUS

Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1947. Bound in the original publishers fine blue clothed hardcovers with gilt titles. IX pp., 1 f., 581 pp.; 2 ff., 583-1175 pp.; 2 ff., 1177-1785 pp. English and Latin parallel text with rich commentary, apparatus etc. Only minor discoloration to endpapers else overall fine, very slightly rubbed, clean attractive set

Scarce, especially in such fine original state!

LUKRETS — De rerum natura