1778 Greene’s Pindar: The Pythean, Nemean and Isthmian Odes First edition, translated by Edward Burnaby Greene. Full leather. Published by James Dodsley, London. Very good condition.446 pages include illustrations. Full calf with paneled and worked spine, edge wear, front cover loose but attached by several cords, leather hinges splitting; interior with scattered foxing to some leaves but most pages bright, marbled flyleaves.8 by 10 inches. Bookplate of Esther Addenbrooke (c.1920). Full title: The Pythian, Nemean, and Isthmian Odes of Pindar, translated into English verse; with critical and explanatory remarks: to which are prefix'd Observations on his life and writings; Conjectures on the area wherein the Grecian games concluded; and an Ode to the genius of Pindar. Detailed copperplate engraved illustration adjacent to title page depicting Jupiter within a crescent shape above an emblem containing the image of Pegasus.
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