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

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

London: 1760. hardcover. 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. fine.

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.

Price: $8,500.00

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