Order Nr. 62316 P. TERENTII AFRI COMOEDIAE. C. O. Goodford.
P. TERENTII AFRI COMOEDIAE
P. TERENTII AFRI COMOEDIAE

P. TERENTII AFRI COMOEDIAE.

(Whittingham, Charles).
  • Londoni: (Printed for Eton College by C. Whittingham), 1854.
  • small 4to.
  • full contemporary polished calf, triple fillet and French fillet borders, turn-ins gilded, all edges gilt, marbled pastedowns and endpapers.
  • (vi), 463+(1) pages

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62316

This title was specially commissioned by Eton College as gift books to be given out to scholars completing their Eton College studies. Finely printed in the grand Baskerville style with large type on laid Pouncy paper with wide margins. Woodcut initial letters throughout. A collection of six of Terence's comedies: Andria, Eunuchus, Heauton Timorumenos, Adelphi, Hec yra, Phormio. Whittingham pressmarks on title and last pages. This copy has the presentation page completed in manuscript, dated 1861. Boards detached, yet present. Lacking the spine. Rubbing to edges of boards. Preliminary pages show very minor foxing. Overall a clean textblock. From the Thomas M. Whitehead Collection of Books About Books.