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The Strawberry Hill Lucan

SKU: 5432
£750.00

Title:
The Strawberry Hill Lucan

Date of publication:
1760

Binding:
modern half calf

Editor(s):
Hugo Grotius

Editor(s):
Richard Cumberland

Editor(s):
Richard Bentley

Publisher(s):

  • Strawberry Hill Press
  • Author(s):

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

    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.