HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Two Epigrams : To a Mockingbird [sic]…
Loading...

Two Epigrams : To a Mockingbird [sic] Singing; The Swallow and the…

by John William (1859-1945) translator Mackail

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
113,689,591NoneNone
Recently added byfredheid

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

According to the Answers.com dictionary, an epigram is a short, polished, pithy saying, usually in verse, often with a satiric or paradoxical twist at the end. The term was originally applied by the Greeks to the inscriptions on stones. The title is printed in black and gilt and some of the tiny illustrations are hand-colored. The title of the first epigram is 'To a blackbird singing (cf. caption, p. [7]), ' / Marcus Argentarius and was selected from the prose translations of Professor J.W. Mackail (1890). The Swallow and the Grasshopper is attributed to Euenus / " …printed letterpress in an edition of fifty."--Colophon. This is copy #39, signed by Rachel Barahal. This work has a jewel-like quality and is cited in R.C. Bradbury’s “20th century U.S. miniature books,€? p. 191, no. 2. Gift of Esther Beamer.
  fredheid | Apr 3, 2006 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,757,405 books! | Top bar: Always visible