Ibid. Greek. Dabidou profetou kai basilewV meloV, elegeioiV perieilemmenom upo Paulou tou Dolskiou PlaewV. Basel: Joannes Oporinus, 1555
2 works bound in one volume, 8vo (159 x 100mm.), contemporary blindstamped pigskin, sides stamped with portraits of such theologians as Martin Luther and Erasmus, upper cover with initials IGG and dated 1563, clasps and catches, later green morocco gilt lettering-piece, staining to some outer margins, a few tears with loss (not affecting text), binding slightly worn
Eobanus Hessus (1488-1540), dubbed the "German Homer" for the quality and scope of his verse, was a dipsomaniac epicurean whose most famous work, perhaps ironically, was his translation of the Psalter.
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