* HESIOD. Hesiodi Ascraei Poetae vetustissimi ac sapientissimi Opera. Basel: [Johann Oporinus, 1544].
8vo (162 x 102 mm). Text printed in Latin and Greek, woodcut initials. (Pale dampstain to foremargin of most leaves, a few tiny stains.) Contemporary blind-tooled calf, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, the rest with overall blind diaper pattern (joints starting, some wear, particularly to extremities). RARE: according to online records, no copies of this edition have appeared at auction; the USTC locates only 8 copies. USTC 662387.
Property from the Estate of Steve and Peggy Fossett, Carmel, California