An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Together with an Account of Polyglot Bibles, Polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Testaments; the Greek Fathers, and the Latin Fathers. Reverend Thomas Frognall DIBDIN.
An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Together with an Account of Polyglot Bibles, Polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Testaments; the Greek Fathers, and the Latin Fathers
An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Together with an Account of Polyglot Bibles, Polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Testaments; the Greek Fathers, and the Latin Fathers

An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Together with an Account of Polyglot Bibles, Polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Testaments; the Greek Fathers, and the Latin Fathers

London, Harding and Lepard, and G.B. Whittaker, 1827 (fourth edition, greatly enlarged and corrected).

Octavo, two volumes, [ii], xiv, 562 pages (with a specimen leaf of Pickering's 1826 'Diamond' edition of the Greek New Testament laid down on page 166) plus a frontispiece; and [ii], 579, [1] (Corrigenda) pages.

Early full vellum (by White, 24 Pall Mall); spine gilt in compartments with leather title-labels; sides bordered in gilt; edges marbled; covers a little soiled and scuffed; slight worming to the head of the rear joint of the first volume; moderate offsetting from the frontispiece; minimal foxing to the endpapers and adjacent blanks; an excellent set.

An attractive early edition of this classic of bibliography. With the early armorial bookplate of the English classical scholar Benjamin Bickley Rogers, and the later bookplate of Hardwicke Knight.

Item #87952

Price: $650.00