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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    PINDAR (522-443 BC). Pythian Odes [in Greek] ex editione Oxoniense. Glasgow: R. &. A. Foulis, 1758. 76 x 47mm. Printed in Greek throughout (some very light spotting). Later old-style calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces. Bondy p.23-4; Spielmann 415: "This is part of Foulis' four-volume set of Pindar"; Welsh 5705.

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    PINDAR (522-443 BC). Pythian Odes [in Greek] ex editione Oxoniense. Glasgow: R. &. A. Foulis, 1758. 76 x 47mm. Printed in Greek throughout (some very light spotting). Later old-style calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces. Bondy p.23-4; Spielmann 415: "This is part of Foulis' four-volume set of Pindar"; Welsh 5705.

    With 23 other miscellaneous small or miniature books including Almanach, voor't Huwelyk voor den Jaare 1783 (Utrecht, [1782], 96 x 58mm, silk boards, slipcase), Fenelon's Pious Reflections for Every Day of the Month (Stourport, [c.1820], 86 x 52mm, contemporary calf gilt), Tasso's La Gerusalemme Liberata (London, William Pickering, 1822, 2 vols., 85 x 45mm, original cloth), Izaak Walton's The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and Sanderson (London, William Pickering, 1827, 95 x 55mm, original cloth), Petite Histoire de Pierrot (Paris, Marcilly, [c.1835 or later], 56 x 72mm, uncoloured plates, modern red morocco) and a few dictionaries. (24)


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