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Book Description

4 Vols., 8vo (220 x 130 mm), marbled endpapers, quarter calf, spine tooled in gilt and blind, vellum tips, a very nice set. Volume 4, containing the Latin translation has title: Aristophanis Comoediae in Latinum sermonem conversae. Tomus I.[-III] Argentorati, Apud Bauer & Treuttel, 1781. 3 v. in 1 (each of these volumes has separate dated t.p., pagination and register), Engraved armorial vignette on t.p.s to all volumes, Vol. 1 has engraved frontispiece (N. Guibal inv. Chris. Guerin. sculp.). Tail-pieces.
Dealer Notes
Provenance: Green morocco bookplate stamped in gilt with initials ‘DCD’ below a Cockerell; From the library of Charles Butler (1821-1910), Warren Wood in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The majority of the library was sold at Sotheby’s, London, on 5 April 1911.
Author ARISTOPHANIS.
Date 1781-83.
Publisher Argentorati: sumtibus Joh. Georgii Treuttel,

Price: £345.00

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