Odes of Pindar, 1766, with feveral other Pieces in Prose and Verse, Transflated from the Greek. To which is added A Dissertation on the OLYMPICK GAMES; Together with Original Poems on feveral Occasions By Gilbert West


RARE 1766 Edition in remarkably good condition. Owner inscription dated 1776. 276 pp. This is the hard to find & highly collectible 3rd volume in the series which contains the "Dissertation On the Olympick Games" - Of the Original Olympic Games; Of the Restitution of the Olympic Games; Of the Olympiad; Of the Olympic Stadium; Of the Foot-Races; Of the Wrestling; Of the Pentathlon; Of the Horse-Races; Of the Several Chariot Races; Of the Candidates for the Olympic Crown; Of Gymnastick Exercises ........and more! Original tan calf binding is strong & tight - rarely found in this condition. Gold gilt etching & titles to spine, with West's Pindar etched onto the original red leather inset, & 5 raised bands. Touch of wear at corners & foxing to endpapers, with a little scattered foxing internally. Printed for J. Dodsley in Pallmall. Vol 3 only. Other volumes contain odes & verse & not the Olympick Dissertation. A rare treat. 

Author: Gilbert West
Published: 1766 J. Dodsley, Pallmall Pallmall, London
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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