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Author: Anacreon: (Brunck, Richard Francois Philippe, ed.:)

Title: Carmina. Accedunt Selecta Quaedam e Lyricorum Reliquiis.

Publication: Argentorati [Strasbourg]: apud J.G. Treuttel, 1786.

Description: Third edition. 18mo., pp. [ii], 149, [i]. A little toned towards edges, some light patches of foxing. Green straight-grain morocco, raised bands and gilt title to spine, gilt borders, a.e.g.. Patchy colour fading, joints and corners worn, some scratches, still very good overall. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Sewell to front paste-down.

"These are the most beautiful and accurate editions; the latter [i.e. this, of 1786] was twice published in the same year, and has the text of the Roman edition of Spalleti, but with corrections: it was a favourite edition" (Dibdin).

Bibliography: Dibdin (4th edn.) I. 264.

Reference Number: [51271]

Price: £95


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