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Pindar Pythian odes: PB 1928.6

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Pindar Pythian odes


Author: Pindar
Translator: Wade-Gery, Henry Theodore
Translator: Bowra, Cecil Maurice
Publisher: Nonesuch Press
Printer: R. Maclehose & Co., Ltd.
Printer: University Press
Illustrator: A. Alexander & Sons
Designer: Meynell, Francis



Translated by H.T. Wade-Gery & C.M. Bowra.

Xlv,[1],165,[2]p : ill ; 17cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Glasgow

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Hall, David J.


Production date: AD 1928


"This edition consists of 1050 copies ... The text has been printed by R. Maclehose & Co., Ltd., The University Press, Glasgow, the copperplate engravings by A. Alexander & Son, London: the whole under the care of Francis Meynell."--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 1431. Bound in white buckram with bevelled boards, gilt lettering on spine. Page edges untrimmed, top edge gilt.

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1928.6
Primary reference Number: 98871
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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