Hesiod (fl. circa 750-650 BC) Opera Omnia Latinis Versibus Expressa atque Illustrata a Bernardo Zamagna Ragusino.
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Hesiod (fl. circa 750-650 BC) Opera Omnia Latinis Versibus Expressa atque Illustrata a Bernardo Zamagna Ragusino. Parma: Ex Regio Parmensi Typographio [Bodoni], 1785.
Large quarto, with half-titles, portrait of Hesiod on title, text in Greek and Latin, bound in a full contemporary red morocco signed binding by Paris binder Bradel, with his engraved ticket pasted on ffep, inner gilt dentelles around all four sides of the board, leather inner joints, watered sky blue silk pastedowns and free endleaves, a.e.g., with double silk endbands and silk ribbon bookmark, boards decorated in a simple linear compartment with gouges, oval floral tools in spine compartments, title directly on spine, and "Bodoni" at the foot, slight cracking at top of front joint only, the binding otherwise entire and unrepaired; presumable blank not present between the end of the Latin section and the divisional title to the Greek section, see collation, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
16, xxxv, [ ]2 (half-title and div. title), a-z4, aa-hh4, [ ]1 (div. title), a-f4, g3 (g1 ?blank removed before div. title to Greek?), h-o4.
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