BOHN'S CLASSICAL LIBRARY. The Elegies of Propertius, The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter, and the Kisses of Johannes Secundus…the Love Epistles of Aristaenetus. London, Henry H. Bohn, 1854.
Original green cloth, blind stamped with florid pattern to both covers, gilt title to spine; pp. [4, advertisements], 500, [6, advertisements]; spine a touch faded, a little worn, past ownership inscriptions to half-title.
From the library of Stephen Spender, with his John Craxton bookplate. Ownership inscription on the half title of John Jackson Gosset, a newspaper editor and civil servant of whom there is a portrait in the National Portrait Gallery.
A collection of filthy classical verse and prose.