The Silk Worms

Vida, Marco Girolamo (or Vida, Marcus Hieronymus). THE SILK-WORMS. A POEM. In Two Books. Translated from the Latin of M. Hieronymus Vida, Bishop of Alba [by John Rooke].

London: Np, 1725. Second English edition (see below). Sm. 8vo. (6),80pp. Modern 12 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards. Title lightly soiled. A few leaves closely trimmed at top margin. Foxon R264, noting all copies seen were issued in Rooke’s Select Translations” 1726. It may never have been separately published.” The pagination of the 1723 first printing is (12),43,(1)pp.


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