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Greek title, then] Ascraei quae Supersunt, cum Notis Variorum.
Oxford; E Theatro Sheldoniano 1737 - 4to, engraved frontispiece portrait of Hesiod, plate illustrating an ox and plough plus various implements, wood engraving in text pp304, [viii], [i] ii-xliii [i], [1] 2-496pp, with Greek text opposite Latin translation, all notes in Latin, pretty 19C full blue grained morocco, both boards with single gilt line about edge with an octagonal frame within a large gilt armorial of one of the earls of Malmesbury; the spine with double raised bands, gilt decorated, lettered direct, dated at foot of spine, the compartments with small gilt centres plus floral blind decoration, gilt arms in top compartment, all edges gilt, silk page-marker, marbled endpapers. Modern bookplate of A. Pascalis on front pastedown. A very little rubbing of extremities; some curious mottling of boards, blue to sea green; frontispiece and plate offset to text; some very occasional light scattered foxing; rust spot pp145 affecting one letter; else a very handsome copy. Lowndes describes this as an 'excellent edition [but which} does not contain the ancient Greek scholia.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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