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ODES OF PINDAR. With Several Other Pieces in Prose and Verse, Translated from the Greek. To Which Is Added a Dissertation on the Olympick Games. [Translated and Edited] by Gilbert West


Published by R. Dodsley, London, 1749
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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First edition of the West translation. 4to. 2 parts in 1. 315,(3);ccvi,(2)pp. With the half-title. Title page printed in red & black, with an engraved portrait of Pindar. Orig. mottled calf, ornately gilt spine with red morocco label. Outer hinges cracked but cords are holding very well. With the armorial bookplate of Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Baron Dacre (1717-1786) and a 20th century bookplate of Eugene Ray McCracken. A very highly regarded translation from the Greek. See Brueggemann's ENGLISH EDITIONS OF THE ANCIENT GREEK AND LATIN AUTHORS, p. 80. Bookseller Inventory # 8503

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Title: ODES OF PINDAR. With Several Other Pieces in...

Publisher: R. Dodsley, London

Publication Date: 1749

Binding: Full calf

Book Condition: Very good

Edition: First Edition Thus.

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