Lot 5: AESCHYLUS; SOPHOCLES; and EURIPIDES. Tragoediae selectae. Greek text with Latin prose and verse translations by Erasmus, Melanchthon, Buchanan, and

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December 2, 2004
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Description: AESCHYLUS; SOPHOCLES; and EURIPIDES. Tragoediae selectae. Greek text with Latin prose and verse translations by Erasmus, Melanchthon, Buchanan, and others. [4], 279 [i. e., 379], [5]; 955 pages, including the 2 blanks, with pages 17-32 bound between pages 80 and 81 in the first part. 2 parts in one volume. Thick 16mo, contemporary limp vellum; occasional light soiling and dampstaining. 18th-century armorial bookplate of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymoske, Bart. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne, 1567
Notes: Schreiber 169 ("a pocket edition, for the 'common reader,' of eight Greek tragedies").
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