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    Hesiod. The Works Of Hesiod Translated Fom the Greek. London: John Wilson for John Wood and Ch[arles] Woodward, 1740. 8vo. A12,a12,b4,B-L12,M2 ads. lv,240,[4 ads.]pp. Contemporary calf, gilt rules, title gilt,edges speckled red, hinges cracked. Engraved frontis. by N.Parr after bust in Pembroke Museum. Second edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $250



    More Information: By his translations from the classics Cooke (1703-1756) achieved a wider and deserved reputation. In 1728 he translated 'Hesiod,' and his early patron, the Earl of Pembroke, and Theobald contributed notes. This book gave him his popular nickname of Hesiod Cooke.

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