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APOLLONIO RODIO. Apollonius of Rhodes. Translated and edited by Cardinal Lodovico Flangini.
L'ARGONAUTICA DI APOLLONIO RODIO.
Rome a spese di Venanzio Monaldini e Paolo Giunchi. 2 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION 1791-94, parallel Greek and Italian text with explanation in Italian, 4to, approximately 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, each title page has a different engraving, 2 engravings in the prelim pages plus 17 engravings of varying size in the text, large folding map at the end of the prelims, pages: xxxix, 168, 199-434, [2]; xxviij, 531, [1], the jump in pagination in Volume I is a printer's error, the register and text are continuous, bound in modern half calf, red and green gilt lettered labels, gilt rules and decoration to spine, mottled paper covered boards, new endpapers, speckled edges. Rubbing to corners, neat inscription (C. J. R. Coleridge, address and date 1860) on front endpaper, tiny blind stamp of bookseller on endpaper of Volume II, small chip to 3 fore-edge margins, small tear to 1 fore-edge margin, all due to paper flaws, a couple of pages faintly foxed, otherwise a clean tight set. First published in Greek in Florence in 1496, Apollonius of Rhodes (3rd century B.C.) Jason and the Golden Fleece. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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