Beardsley (Theodore), born 1936

Hispano-classical translations printed between 1482 and 1699 (Modern Humanities Research Association monograph, Duquesne Studies Philological series, 12)

Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, 1970
(26 cm), xi, 176 pp. Publisher’s boards, dust jacket. - Details of 216 translations (529 editions) from Latin and Greek into Spanish, with extensive comments on each, an analysis of publishing trends and discussion of patronage; it is a work “essential to any one engaged in the study of Spanish golden-age versions of the classics or of a single classic” (Edward M. Wilson, in Hispanic Review, volume 41, Winter 1973, pp.98-100). “A Chronology of First Editions and Reprints” (pp.137-156). Indexes of Classical authors translated and of translators. ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy. Loosely inserted are offprints of Beardsley’s “The classics and their Spanish translators in the sixteenth century” (from Renaissance and Reformation, volume 6, 1971, pp.2-9); and “Spanish printers and the Classics 1482-1599” (from Hispanic Review, volume 47, Winter 1979, pp.25-35).

£ 40


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Beardsley, Theodore, born 1936