(BODONI). ANACREON. [Giovanni Cristofano AMADUZZI, editor]. ~ [Title in Greek and Latin]. Anakreontos Teiou mele. Praefixo commentario qvo poëtae genvs traditur et bibliotheca Anacreonteia advmbratvr. Additis var. lect. Parma: Giambattista Bodoni, 1791.
16mo in 4s (146 × 104 mm), pp. [iv], 118, . Two small engraved portrait vignettes. Some slight foxing to upper forecorners here and there. Nineteenth-century English straight grained green morocco, gilt, panelled spine, red endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine slightly faded. Bookplates of Edward Sullivan and Charles Whibley. A handsome copy.
‘The editions of 1785 and 1791 are printed in capital letters, and more elegant and exquisitely finished productions cannot be conceived.’ (Dibdin). ‘Bijou typographique’ (Renouard); ‘très jolie édition’ (Brunet). One of two editions of 1791, this one printed entirely in capitals.
Dibdin (4th edn.) I 265.