Selecta ex Homeri Odyss., Hesiodo, Theocrito, Callimacho [et al.]… cum vulgata versione emendata… in usum Regiae Scholae Etonensis.

  • (Greek Literature)
  • Etonae [Eton]: Typis J. Pote 1762
  • ESTC T205268.

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Description

8vo, pp. vi, [ii], 231, [1], 172, [2, ads]. Contemporary vellum boards, spine lettered in ink. Lightly toned and spotted. Vellum somewhat soiled.

Notes

The scarce first edition of this selection of Greek texts (with a following section of Latin translations) for the use of Eton students. A rather smaller selection had appeared from Pote's Eton press in 1755 but this expanded version became the standard, seeing half a dozen reprints before the end of the century. ESTC locates only four copies: BL, Oxford, Rylands, and Madrid.

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