Spartan lessons; or the praise of valour; in the verses of Tyrtaeus; an ancient Athenian poet, adopted by the Republic of Lacedaemon..
Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1759. First edition, 4to in 2's, pp. xxvii, , 36; 1 full-page engraving and 1 partial engraving in the text; full contemporary red morocco recently (but not brilliantly) rebacked, smooth gilt-paneled spine, red morocco label lettered in gilt; light wear to extremities, edges fairly rubbed, otherwise very good and sound. A presentation copy from the editor, James Moor to Alexander Wedderburn Esq., inscribed: "To Alexander Wedderburn Esq. Advocate; presented, with respect and esteem, by his most obedient humble servant, The Editor Ja. Moor." Tyrtaeus was an elegiac poet of the 7th century, BC. Gaskell 376.
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