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GAISFORD, Thomas (editor). Poetae minores Graeci. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1814-16. 2 volumes, large 8º (256 x 161mm). Additional engraved titles. (A little foxing at the beginning and end of each volume.) Contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco, covers with gilt and blind roll-tooled border, WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS OF BALLIOL COLLEGE AND OXFORD FROM THE ISIS (joints cracked, some rubbing, front joint of vol.II broken). Provenance: Simon Wildman Yates (College prize inscription and bookplate) -- Carroll Atwood Wilson (bookplate) -- Estelle Doheny (sale, Christie's New York, 17-18 October 1988, lot 1321).
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GAISFORD, Thomas (editor). Poetae minores Graeci. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1814-16. 2 volumes, large 8º (256 x 161mm). Additional engraved titles. (A little foxing at the beginning and end of each volume.) Contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco, covers with gilt and blind roll-tooled border, WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS OF BALLIOL COLLEGE AND OXFORD FROM THE ISIS (joints cracked, some rubbing, front joint of vol.II broken). Provenance: Simon Wildman Yates (College prize inscription and bookplate) -- Carroll Atwood Wilson (bookplate) -- Estelle Doheny (sale, Christie's New York, 17-18 October 1988, lot 1321).

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GAISFORD, Thomas (editor). Poetae minores Graeci. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1814-16. 2 volumes, large 8º (256 x 161mm). Additional engraved titles. (A little foxing at the beginning and end of each volume.) Contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco, covers with gilt and blind roll-tooled border, WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS OF BALLIOL COLLEGE AND OXFORD FROM THE ISIS (joints cracked, some rubbing, front joint of vol.II broken). Provenance: Simon Wildman Yates (College prize inscription and bookplate) -- Carroll Atwood Wilson (bookplate) -- Estelle Doheny (sale, Christie's New York, 17-18 October 1988, lot 1321).

THE DOHENEY COPY, IN MOROCCO, WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS OF OXFORD. Collects the poetry of, inter alios, Hesiod, Theognis, Solon, Simonides and Tyrtaeus.

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