1923 1ed Anacreon Ancient Greek Poetry English Abraham Cowley Mythology Songs

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Anacreon was a 5th-century BC poet best-known for his ancient drinking songs and songs of love. Many of these songs were translated and published by 17th-century author Abraham Cowley who translated them into English. This 1923 edition of Cowley’s translations of Anacreon features charming full-page engravings supplementing the songs of love and merriment depicting Cupid, Bathyllus, Europa, and Venus.

 

This edition was limited to one of just 725 copies.

 

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1923 1ed Anacreon Ancient Greek Poetry English Abraham Cowley Mythology Songs

 

Anacreon was a 5th-century BC poet best-known for his ancient drinking songs and songs of love. Many of these songs were translated and published by 17th-century author Abraham Cowley who translated them into English. This 1923 edition of Cowley’s translations of Anacreon features charming full-page engravings supplementing the songs of love and merriment depicting Cupid, Bathyllus, Europa, and Venus.

 

This edition was limited to one of just 725 copies.

 

Item number: #18948

Price: $499

 

ANACREON

 

Anacreon

 

Soho [London] : Nonesuch Press, 1923. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Unpaginated
    • 4 full-page plates, 2 vignette engravings, plus engraved title page
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.25in X 5.75in (24cm x 14.5cm)
  • Very rare

 

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18948

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

ANACREON

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete