Boston: Nathan Haskell Dole, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #42470
1903-05. 10 Volumes. The Delphic Connoisseur Edition. Edition of 100 copies printed on French hand-made paper, of which this is no. 6. Bound in half light brown morocco over marbled boards. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. The spines lettered in gilt, with leaf and vine motif, one spine band, and Boston stamped in gilt to each spine foot. The spines a little faded, two volumes with faint trace of water, or discolouration from the glue along the spine joints, the spine bands a little rubbed, with light rubbing and nicking to some of the board corners, two volumes with the upper corners bumped. Very clean throughout, with only a few spots throughout and only two about two volumes. Illustrated throughout. Comprising: The Satires of Horace, translated by many hands; Odes of Pindar, translated by Abraham Moore; The Story of Odysseus in the Land of the Phaeacians, trans. by Andrew Lang and Samuel Henry Butcher; The Eclogues of Virgil trans. by Baron Bowen; The Odes of Anacreon; Wisdom of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, trans. by Jeremy Collier; Selections from Aristophanes and Lucian, trans. by F. A. Paley; Selections from The Koran of Mohammed, trans. by George Sale; Sayings of Epictetus, trans. by T. W. Rolleston; Selections from the Gesta Romanorum, trans. by Rev. Charles Small.
Price (CAD): $2,000.00