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Pindari Olympia, Pythia, Nemea, Isthmia. : Caeterorum octo lyricorum carmina, Alcaei, Sapphus, Stesichori, Ibyci, Anacreontis, Bacchylidis, Simonidis, Alcmanis, nonnulla etiam aliorum. : Omnia Graece` & Latine`.: Pindari interpretatio noua est, ea´que ad verbum: cæteri partim ad verbum, partim carmine sunt redditi
Antwerp: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1567. Third edition. Two volumes bound as one, with the second part presernting the title: "Carminum poetarum nouem, lyricae poeseo¯s principum, fragmenta." Translated and edited by French printer and classical scholar Henri Estienne. [6], 7-270, [2] + [3], 4-196, [4] pages.Handsome antique volume, measuring approximately 3.5" x 4.75", has been rebound in blind-stamped dark brown leather, with raised bands and stamped gilt ornamental designs to spine and front/rear covers. Covers display light shelfwear. Binding is firm. Text block has gilt edges. Book has new endpapers. Title pages exhibit light soiling and minor foxing, with initial title page also showing minor markings. Pages display sporadic light foxing. Title pages are illustrated with publisher's device. Text is bilingual, with Greek original parallel to Latin translation.The first volume contains Estienne's dedication to German Lutheran reformer, philologist and pedagogue Philipp Melanchthon; the second, a poem praising Markus and Johann Fugger.
Bookseller: Palimpsest Scholarly Books [U.S.A.]

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