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Comoediae: Ad Editionem R. Bentleii  Diligentissime Expressat by Publius Terentius Afer. 185 BC - 159 BC - Hardcover - 1819 - from Minotavros Books and

Comoediae: Ad Editionem R. Bentleii Diligentissime Expressat

by Publius Terentius Afer. 185 BC - 159 BC

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket

Lipsiae: Car. Tauchmitii, 1819. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (88.9mm x 127mm). Half bound calf over marbled boards. Editio Stereotypa. xxvii, 27O p.p. Text in Latin. Frontispiece of Publius Terentius Afer. Ownership signatures on front pastedown endpaper, front fly-leaf and head of title-page. Marginalia on p. 15, partially affecting text. Light foxing. Lacks rear free endpaper. Corners slightly bumped. Rubbing to boards and edges. Else a near fine copy of the comedies of the Roman playwright Terence.

  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001076
  • Title: Comoediae: Ad Editionem R. Bentleii Diligentissime Expressat
  • Author: Publius Terentius Afer. 185 BC - 159 BC
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Car. Tauchmitii
  • Place: Lipsiae
  • Date published: 1819
  • Keywords: Terence, Playwright, Roman Republic
  • Bookseller catalogs: Plays; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome;


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