By: Homer; Voss, Johann Heinrich
Heidelberg, Christian Friedrich Winter: 1826
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 003078
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 coul... View More...