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The Songs of Bilitis. Translated from the Greek. A new Rendering in English with Notes and Comment.


4to, pp. xviii, [188] + b/w frontis. Three quarters blue morocco, blue linen boards. Panelled spine with gilt lettering and ruling. Gilt top edge, others untrimmed. Rubbed at extremities, worn at head of spine and top corners. Band of browning to edges of free endpapers. Edges tanned, a few spots to rear. Else, clean and tidy. A very good copy of an unusual edition that appears to be unlisted in the UK, and goes unattributed to Buck and Brown in WorldCat listings.