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JUVENAL AND PERSIUS.. D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI. ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitae varietate lectionum perpetuoque commentario illustratae et indice uberrimo instructae a Ge. Alex. Ruperti; quibus adjectae sunt, A. Persii Flacci Satirae, ex recensione et cum notis G. L. Koenig.1825

Glasguæ: Excudebant Andreas et Joannes M. Duncan, academiæ typographi ; impensis Ricardi Priestley, Londini, 2 Vols., royal 8vo, large paper copy, viii, [xiii]-clx, 419, [1, blank]; [2], 5-733, [1, blank]pp., without half-titles, engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title-page to vol. I, Gosford book label on both front endpapers, inscribed on front endpaper in a small, neat hand "Acheson / Ch. Ch. 1826 - Large Paper / Bound by C. Lewis", old small circular stamp on title-pages, shelf label removed, faint foxing of titles but otherwise a bright and fresh, contemporary full dark blue morocco, gilt lettered spines, inside gilt borders, edges gilt, a handsome set. Archibald Acheson, 3rd Earl of Gosford (1806–64), MP for Co. Armagh from 1830 to 1847, formed, at Gosford Castle, "a large and extremely beautiful library which was sold by private contract in 1878 to the London bookseller James Toovey... the history, topography, natural history and the important series of books on large paper were dispersed by Puttick and Simpson (21 April 1884), the total for 3363 lots being over £11,000." — De Ricci, pp.156-157. "A very correct and elegant edition."—Lowndes.

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