(Sappho). Davenport, Guy, translator
Title SAPPHO: Poems and Fragments
Book Condition A very nearly fine copy in terra cotta cloth with gilt device to the front cover; in a lightly rubbed, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with a number of very short closed edge tears and creases to the upper jacket edge.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press, (1965).
Seller ID 30808.00
Sappho, the great love poet of Mytilene, sang of the gods, graceful youths, and nature. Her poetry has not survived intact, but rather in fragments, which Davenport has translated as simply and faithfully as possible. Preface, notes by the translator.