Item #9900006846 ANACREON TEIUS POETA LYRICUS Summa Cura et Diligentia ad fidem etiam Vet. MS. Vatican. emendatus etc. Josuae BARNES, Joshua Barnes.

ANACREON TEIUS POETA LYRICUS Summa Cura et Diligentia ad fidem etiam Vet. MS. Vatican. emendatus etc.

Londini (London): Jacobi, Johannis et Knapton, 1734. engraved frontispiece. Hardcover. 12mo. Bound in original full leather. Engraved frontispiece. The binding of this copy is very worn, but holding. Contents show occasional light foxing at outer margins, else clean, bright and tight. The binding is poor to fair; the contents good, to good plus. Nice armorial bookplate of Jasper Hume Nicolls on inside front board. Nicolls (1818-1877) was an Anglican priest and first Principal of Bishop's College (now Bishop's University in Quebec). Item #9900006846

Editio Tertia, auctior & emendatior (the third edition, corrected and revised). Barnes (1654-1712) was a Greek scholar and antiquary, educated at Cambridge University. His works include this title (translated as 'Sacred Poems'), dramatic pieces in English and Latin, a 'Life of Edward III (published 1688), and edition of Homer (1710) and various religious treatises.

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