183233 · Cambridge
First edition: The first two and only volumes published of a journal devoted to classical literature from the "philological point of view" (p. i). Connop Thirwall, who along with Hare was one of the founders of the periodical, submitted his essay "On the Irony of Sophocles" to the work; the "Translation of Part of the First Book of the AEneid" was written by Wordsworth.
NSTC 2H412. Contemporary half vellum over marbled paper–covered sides, spines with gilt-stamped leather title-labels; sides and edges scuffed, vol. II with vellum starting to peel or lift up in several places; despite qualifications, neither unsound nor unattractive. Front pastedowns each with private collector's 19th-century bookplate and with institutional stamp (no other markings); front pastedown of vol. I with bookseller's ticket from B. Westermann & Co. of New York. Some faint foxing, more pronounced to endpapers; some corners dog-eared. (Inventory #: 19123)