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Author Name:    HAMILTON, George Rostrevor, (ed.) LYNDS, Mariette

Title:   Greek Portrait : An Anthology of English Verse Translations from the Greek Poets (Homer to Meleager) with the corresponding Greek Text

Publisher:    Nonesuch Press, London, 1934, 

Seller ID:   105187

HAMILTON, George Rostrevor, (ed.). The Greek Portrait : An Anthology of English Verse Translations from the Greek Poets (Homer to Meleager) with the corresponding Greek Text. Illustrated by Mariette Lynds. London : The Nonesuch Press, 1934. Limited Numbered Edition. Pp (10),9-235,(3),+ 3 full-page plates (with tissue guards). Tall 8vo, off-white cloth, blue illustrations to both boards, blue lettering to spine, top edge gilt/red. "This edition consists of 425 copies on Pannekoek paper in the Fleischman Greek and Lutetiatypes for sale in England by the Nonesuch Press and in the United States b y Random House. Francis Meynell designed it and J. van Krimpen printed and made it in Holland at the press of Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem." Contents : Introduction. Part I - Homer and Hesiod : Homer; Homeric Hymns; Hesiod. Part II - The Lyric Poets : Tyrtaeus; Minnermus; Alcman; Alcaeus; Sappho; Theognis; Stesichorus; Simonides; Anacreon; Bacchylides; Pindar. Part III - TheDramatic Poets : Aechylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Aristophanes; Menander. P art IV - Theicritus to Meleager : Plato; Theocritus; Aratuc; Mnasalcas; Callimachus; Apollonius Rhodius; Diotimus; Moschus; Bion; Pseudo-Anacreon; Antipater of Sidon; Aristodicus; Meleager. [plus Index of Tanslators]. Some browning to spine and margins, foxing to edges and light foxing to plates, else very good in original glassine dustjacket with browning to spine and chipping to top edge. Limited to 425 copies, this being number 109. 120.00


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