The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece. Joannes Stobaeus.
The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.
The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.
The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.
The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.
The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.
(Officina Bodoni)

The Sayings of the Seven Sages of Greece.

Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1976. Octavo. 88pp. One of 160 copies. Text in both Greek and English. With a note on the text and on the Greek characters by Giovanni Mardersteig. Seven "Delphic" maxims, one from each sage, are printed in black on a decorated terracotta background. The letters are copied from a fifth-century Athenian decree on marble, which is discussed and illustrated in Mardersteig's "Note." Very fine in gilt-stamped quarter-vellum and decorated boards. Acetate wrapper and cloth slipcase, which has minor bumps to corners. T.e.g. Prospectus and postcard laid in. Item #28283

(Barr 96; Mardersteig and Schmoller 196).

Price: $550.00

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