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Anacreon

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Anacreon. Odae, 2 parts in 1, Greek and Roman types, first title with woodcut basilisk device, 2nd part with woodcut Estienne device, woodcut decorative initials and head-pieces, part 1 H6 blank, part 2 D2 blank, part 2 H3 bound after H4, occasional staining or spotting, loose in 17th century sheep, lacking backstrip, covers detached, [Adams A1003; Renouard, Estienne, 161:1; cf. Schreiber, The Estiennes, 139], 8vo, Paris, Guillaume Morel [part 2 Paris, Robert Estienne & Guillaume Morel], 1556.

⁂ Robert Estienne II's first publication.

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Anacreon. Odae, 2 parts in 1, Greek and Roman types, first title with woodcut basilisk device, 2nd part with woodcut Estienne device, woodcut decorative initials and head-pieces, part 1 H6 blank, part 2 D2 blank, part 2 H3 bound after H4, occasional staining or spotting, loose in 17th century sheep, lacking backstrip, covers detached, [Adams A1003; Renouard, Estienne, 161:1; cf. Schreiber, The Estiennes, 139], 8vo, Paris, Guillaume Morel [part 2 Paris, Robert Estienne & Guillaume Morel], 1556.

⁂ Robert Estienne II's first publication.

Lot 137

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