Breviary Treasures

Breviary Treasures.

Boston: Privately Printed by Nathan Haskell Dole, 1903-1905.

The Athenian Edition, Number 78 of 100 copies on Royal Japanese vellum. Illustrated with frontispieces and head and tail-pieces. 10 vols. 8vo. Bound in full dark blue french levant, gilt spines, t.e.g. Fine. Bookplate of C.W.C. Deering Item #255409

A choice set of this finely printed compendium of world literature:
Comprising:
The Wisdom of Marcus Aurelius. Translated by Jeremy Collier, illus. by A.G. Learned
The Ecolgues of Vergil. Translated by Baron Bowen
Sayings of Epictetus
Selections from Gesta Romanorum. Translated by Rev. Charles Small
Odes of Anacreon Anacreontics and Other Selections from the Greek Anthology
The Satires of Horace
The Story of Odysseus in the Land of the Phacians, Being the Sixth and a Part of the Seventh Book of the Odyssey translated by Andrew Lang and Prof. Butcher
Selections from Aristophanes and Lucian. Translated by F.A. Paley
The Olympic and Pythian Odes of Pindar. Translated into English Verse by Abraham Moore. Illus by A.G. Learned
Selections from the Koran of Mohammed. Translated by George Sale. Illus. by A.G. Learned.

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