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INTO ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, SPANISH, GERMAN, ETC.

BY

FREQUE DES

3771

JOSEPH WILLIAM MOSS, B.A.
LYON

OF MAGDALEN HALL, OXFORD.
1892

SECOND EDITION,
COMPLETED TO THE END OF 1836, by the addition of a SUPPLEMENT, containing a

Bibliographical Index of several thousand Editions which have appeared either here or
abroad since the original publication of this work in 1825; with the prices at which they are
at present sold or imported by the London Booksellers.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

HENRY G. BOHN, 4, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

MDCCCXXXVII.

London: G. Norman, Printer, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden.

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PREFACE.

THE works on the subject of Classical Bibliography which have attained the

greatest repute have either from the barrenness of their Contents been little better than Catalogues, or from their bulk and expensiveness without the reach of a number of readers willing to throw away neither time in consulting nor money in purchasing Works, which after all do not contain the desired information. To remedythe defect complained of these volumes have been compiled, in which will be found an ample Account of the Contents, peculiarities and merits of the different Editions of each Author respectively, and what has hitherto been deemed a desideratum in Works of this kind, a Notice of the Critical publications connected with the illustration or correction of the texts of each Author, together with the literary History of the translations made into

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