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Publius Terentius Afer by Pickering Miniature Classics - Hardcover - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 92)

Publius Terentius Afer

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Publius Terentius Afer

by Pickering Miniature Classics

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Fine. Publius Terentius Afer, Londini impensis Gul. Pickering, 31, Lincolns Inn Fields, MDCCCXXII. Contemporary red morocco, raised bands, gilt edges, 83 mm x 46 mm, 3 7/16 in x 2 1/16 in, one of Pickerings famous miniature classics, containing all six of Terentius' surviving comedies: Andria, Eunuchus, Heauton Timorumenos, Hecyra, Adelphi, Phormio. [iv; 220 pages, ii] With an additional engraved title page and an engraved frontispiece portrait of Publius Terentius Afer. Royal motto on printed title page, dedication to John Spencer. Printed on India paper, gilt-edging all around, contemporary red morocco, raised bands, Bookseller Louis W. Bondy's clipped catalogue description laid in. Fine.

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
92
Title
Publius Terentius Afer
Author
Pickering Miniature Classics
Format/Binding
Contemporary red morocco, raised bands, gilt edges.
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Used - Fine
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1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Pickering

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