Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus. Rendered into English prose with an introductory essay. By A. Lang.

  • (Lang, Andrew) Theocritus
  • London: Macmillan and Co. 1889

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LARGE-PAPER EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, 8vo, pp. xlii, 210. Original limp vellum, fore-edge extensions, spine lettered in gilt, two green silk cords exposed on each board near the spine. Endpapers lightly spotted. Some light spotting to vellum. Bookplate of Clive Behrens to front pastedown.

Notes

First published in 1880, this is the second edition of Andrew Lang's translations of the Greek bucolic poets, in its limited large-paper issue and in the special publisher's vellum binding (normally seen in blue cloth).

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