Hymne an Demeter Ymnos eis ten Demetran

By: Homer; Voss, Johann Heinrich

Price: $179.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


x + 160 pp. In German and Greek with a steel engraved plate of Voss at the frontis. The fragment of the Hymn to Demeter was only discovered in 1777 on a faulty medieval manuscript -- Voss's edition with his notes was considered "excellent". Leather spine and corners worn, top of spine chipped away, corners rubbed, marbled boards worn at fore-edges. Interior old bookplate (Inter Folia Fructus), some foxing and oxidizing of the end papers, general foxing and age darkening to the title, frontis and first few and last few pages, some very light stains on the first 35 pages which could be humidity or could be general browning, page 45 has a small pencil eraser size brown stain in the middle of the text, otherwise clean and unmarked, binding is strong. Quite scarce. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Hymne an Demeter Ymnos eis ten Demetran

Author Name: Homer; Voss, Johann Heinrich

Categories: Language Study,Ancient,Medieval,Classical & Modern, Classics, Language - Ancient Greek, Language - German,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Heidelberg, Christian Friedrich Winter: 1826

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 003078

Keywords: Homeric Hymns; Greek Gods,