Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus. Rendered into English prose with an introductory essay. By A. Lang.

  • (Lang, Andrew) Theocritus
  • London: Macmillan and Co. 1889


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LARGE-PAPER EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, 8vo, pp. xlii, 210. Original limp vellum, fore-edge extensions, spine lettered in gilt, two green silk cords exposed on each board near the spine. Endpapers lightly spotted. Some spotting to vellum, rear joint with a small split near head.


First published in 1880, this is the second edition of Andrew Lang's translations of the Greek bucolic poets, in its limited large-paper issue and in the special publisher's vellum binding (normally seen in blue cloth).

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