Theocriti, Moschi & Bionis Idylla, Graece et Latine. Poetis ex latinis illustrata, notulis quibusdam interjectis opera & studio Thomae Martin.


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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1760

Description: viii, 493, [3] pages with parallel Greek and Latin texts. Imperial 8vo, a beautiful binding in choice state, attributed to Staggemeier. Full navy blue straight-grained morocco gilt, broad roll border on sides in gilt and blind with gilt inner cornerpieces; ornate spine tooled in gilt and blind in compartments with double bands; edges marbled and gilt. London: Impensis Editoris. Prostant venalia apud C. Hitch & L. Hawkes, D. Prince and E. Easton, 1760. A superb copy of this scarce large paper edition.

Comments: From the library of William Beckford of Fonthill (Lot 2533 in Part III of the Beckford sale, July 1883. Later in the collections of Sir Edward Sullivan, Jean Gennadius & Henry Clements. OCLC lists 23 copies including those at Columbia, Yale, Harvard & Cambridge.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: Greek; Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 239329

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