Propertii Μονοβιβλος; or, the Book of the Elegies of Propertius,…

Propertii Μονοβιβλος; or, the Book of the Elegies of Propertius, entitled Cynthia; translated into English Verse: with classical Notes... by PROPERTIUS.

~ Propertii Μονοβιβλος; or, the Book of the Elegies of Propertius, entitled Cynthia; translated into English Verse: with classical Notes... London, Printed for H. Payne... 1782.

8vo (173 × 112 mm), pp. xix, [1], 139, [1]; slightly later panelled calf gilt, insect damage to the upper board along the joint, a few other marks, corners worn, but still good.

First edition of this translation, by John Nott. ‘It is certainly some degradation to English literature to find, that we have so long overlooked one of the tenderest writers that Elegy can boast...’ (Preface). Jackson, p. 97.

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