ANACREON, SAPPHO et al.
Title The Works of Anacreon and Sappho, with Pieces from Ancient Authors; and Occasional Essays; Illustrated by Observations on their Lives and Writings, Explanatory Notes from Established Commentators, and Additional Remarks by the Editor; with the Classic, an Introductory Poem.
Publisher J. Ridley, London. 1768
Seller ID 72906
J. Ridley, London. 1768. First edition. Full tan calf, gilt type to contrasting red title-piece and raised bands with gilt decorations to compartments to spine. Marbled end-papers. xxxii + 288 pages. Boards somewhat rubbed and scratched especially to corners; upper hinge cracked but holding securely; vertical crack to spine, however an attractive and internally very clean copy of this significant first edition. Small ownership inscriptions to free endpaper and top corner of title-page.
CLASSICS poetry Ancient Greek