The Strawberry Hill Lucan

£750.00

The only classical text and “most distinguished piece of printing to come from the Press at Strawberry Hill”

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Title

The Strawberry Hill Lucan

Author(s)

Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

Editor(s)

BENTLEY, Richard, CUMBERLAND, Richard, GROTIUS, Hugo

Publisher

Strawberry Hill Press

Place of publication

Twickenham

Date of publication

1760

Binding

modern half calf

Full Description

Lucan: […] Pharsalia, cum notis Hugonis Grotii, et Richardi Bentleii. [Twickenham] Strawberry-Hill 1760
4to. pp.[vi], 525, [i]. Engraved title vignette and tail-piece by Grignion. Spotting on title and final leaf; two ink library stamps of Repton School on title and one in the text. Modern half-calf in period style. Edges untrimmed.

The only classical text and “most distinguished piece of printing to come from the Press at Strawberry Hill”. Bentley’s notes were edited by his grandson Richard Cumberland. Hazen 7; Dibdin II, 187; ESTC T112686.