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ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana.

Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761.
32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting.
A finely printed anthology of extracts from the works of Greek lyric poets Anacreon, Sappho, and Alcaeus. Publishers Foulis first issued a collection in Greek text devoted to these three authors in 1751, at least seven editions of varying lengths and formats appeared in subsequent years, the final edition apparently being that printed in 1792.
ESTC T85605.
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref: 19203