6025. Horatius Opera Parma Bodoni 1793

BODONI PRESS, HORATIUS FLACCUS, Q. Opera. Parmae (typis Bodonianis) 1793.

4:o (about 295x217 mm.). (2, lacks first blank leaf), (I)-XV, (1 blank), (2), (1)-371, (1 blank) pp.
Contemporary brown full calf, somewhat worn, gilt and blindstamped frames with decorative gilt ornaments in the corners, rebacked, gilt spine, mended in the hinges, marbled edges. Presentation inscription on first free endpaper dated 1828, signature on first endpaper of Violet G. Hoek.

Brooks 493.

Provenance: Lars Hall (1938-2018), prominent in Swedish public relations, designer and art collector, who studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. Hall was an Art Director and one of the founders of the advertising agency Hall & Cederquist AB in 1973. He also started Gallery Camera Obscura and later Lars Hall AB, (art direction and design). He was also an avid collector of books and Fine Art photography.