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Pythian odes / Pindar ; translated by H.T. Wade-Gery & C.M. Bowra.
Additional Title(s):
Works. English. 1928
London : The Nonesuch Press, 1928.
Physical Description:
xlv, 165, [2] pages ; 16 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4274.P5 W3 1928
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title page and colophon engraved by Stephen Gooden.
"This edition consists of 1050 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch Press and 500 copies for sale in the United States by Random House Inc. The text has been printed by R. Maclehouse & Co., Ltd., the University Press, Glasgow, the copperplate engravings by A. Alexander & Son, London; the whole under the care of Francis Meynell."--Colophon.
Issued in case.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 53
BEIN 1997 1628: No. 467. In case as issued.
AOB has copy no. 798/1050. Bears ex libris Peter Summers.
AOB has copy no. 966/1050.
AOB has copy no. 217/1050. Affixed on the slip-case is "R.G. ex libris".
AOB copy 3 is unnumbered; formerly owned by Mona Gooden.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 41 of 1050. Bound in original white buckram. Lacks slipcase.
Subject Terms:
Apollo, (Deity) -- In literature.
Greek poetry.
Muses (Greek deity) -- In literature.
Pindar. Pythian odes.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Zeus (Greek deity) -- In literature.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Engravings -- 1928.
Wade-Gery, H. T. (Henry Theodore), 1888-, translator.
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971, translator.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Gooden, Stephen, 1892-1955, engraver.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975.
Robert MacLehose & Co. printer.
A. Alexander & Son, printer.

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