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Anacreon
Anakreontos Teiou Mele [Greek] Praefixo Commentario Quo Poëtae Genus Traditur et Bibliotheca Anacreonteia Adumbratur
Parma: Bodoni, 1791. One of 150 copies. Engraved portrait vignette on title and head of text. [iv], cxviii, [2], 111 pp. 12mo. Contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, gilt ruled border and spine, gilt title. Light shelfwear, front flyleaf starting. Ex-Harvard University Library (blindstamp on title on one other leaf, donor's ink stamp on verso of title, bookplates with deaccession stamp), 2 other bookplates and book ticket with bibliographical citations (Brunet and Dibdin). One of 150 copies. Engraved portrait vignette on title and head of text. [iv], cxviii, [2], 111 pp. 12mo. One of two Bodoni editions of Anacreon published in 1791. "The [Bodoni Anacreon] editions of 1785 and 1791 are printed in capital letters, and more elegant and exquisitely finished productions cannot be conceived" (Dibdin_. Brooks 422; Brunet I, 252
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