Scinà, Domenico. Storia letteraria di Sicilia ne' tempi Greci.

Naples, Trani, 1840.

8vo. IV, 432 pp. With lithographed frontispiece (portrait of the author). Contemporary marbled half calf with giltstamped spine title and fillets. Marbled endpapers.


Second edition; previously published in Palermo in 1832 as "Introduzione alla storia letteraria di Sicilia su i tempi greci". A history of ancient Greek literature composed on the island of Sicily, including sections on Theognis of Megara, Pythagorean philosophy, visitors such as Pindar and Simonides, the poets Epicharmus, Empedocles, Theocritus etc.

Occasional insignificant brownstaining. A well-preserved, prettily bound copy removed from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown.

Mira, Bibliografia Siciliana II, 346. Brunet VI, 30103. ICCU PAL\0111511. OCLC 235955256.

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