Anthologia Polyglotta. A selection of versions in various languages, chiefly from the Greek Anthology. By Henry Wellesley.

  • (Greek Anthology)
  • London: John Murray 1849

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8vo, pp. vii, [i], 485, [1], errata slip. Original textured green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards blocked in blind, edges gilt. Occasional minor foxing. Spine sunned and a bit soiled. Bookplate of Thomas Gaisford to front pastedown.

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A scarce compilation of translations of Ancient Greek lyrics into Latin, Italian, German, and English, each with the translator credited (and further compiled in an index). The copy of Thomas Gaisford, Dean of Christ Church (1779-1855).

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