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The Idyls of Theocritus (Vol. I)

Author:
Theocritus (Greek, Syracuse, Sicily, ca. 300 BCE–260 BCE)
Author:
Bion (Greek, born Smyrna, Lydia, active 100 BCE)
Author:
Moschus (Greek, active ca. 150 BCE)
Translator:
Rendered into English prose by Andrew Lang (British, Selkirk, Scotland 1844–1912 Banchory)
Illustrator:
William Russell Flint (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1880–1969 London)
Designer:
Title-page lettering by Edith M. Engall (British, active early 20th century)
Dedicatee:
Ernest James Myers (British, Keswick 1844–1921 Burwash, Sussex)
Publisher:
The Medici Society London, Liverpool, & Boston
Printer:
Charles T. Jacobi (British, active early 20th century)
Printer:
The Riccardi Press
Date:
1922
Medium:
Illustrations: lithography
Dimensions:
10 13/16 x 8 3/16 x 1 in. (27.5 x 20.8 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.801.1(1–2)
Not on view
The Idyls of Bion & Moschus (Vol. II)

Marking: Engraved bookplate on inside front cover of both volumes: Ex libris Francis Berry
Vendor: Purchased from Bertram Rota (London)
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