Euripides ... in Latinum sermonem conversus, adiecto e regione textu Graeco:

Euripides

Euripides ... in Latinum sermonem conversus, adiecto e regione textu Graeco:

cum annotationibus et praefationibus in omnes eius Tragoedias, autore Gasparo Stiblino. Accesserunt, Iacobi Micylli, De Euripidis vita, ex diversis autoribus collecta; item De Tragoedia & eius partibus 'prolegomena' quaedam. Item Ioannis Brodaei Turonensis Annotationes doctiss. nunquam antea in lucem editae. Ad haec, rerum & verborum toto opere praecipue memorabilium copiosus index.

Description: with woodcut printer's device on title, numerous woodcut initials, headpieces, &c, text in double columns Greek and Latin, the Greek on the inside of the page, without the final blank, scattered spotting, occasional slight browning, mild water-staining in margins, only becoming really noticeable at the end in the lower fore-margins, title-page creased, and bit frayed at edges, with a couple of tears entering the page but not affecting text, pp. 845, [24, Index], [1, colophon], folio early seventeenth-century English calf, double blind ruled borders on sides, rebacked (a little crudely), a little worn at extremities, signature at head of title-page of Tho. Wilkins, 1780

Publication Details: Basle: Oporinus, [colophon:] March, 1562

Notes: 'It seems that [Jean Brodeau , of Tours] had written, in the margins of the Aldine impression, a number of remarks and corrections upon eleven of the plays; from which it appeared that the errors common to both the first editions by Hervagius, were not only neither few, nor unimportant, but not derivable from the edition of Aldus. The corrections were copied out by Oporinus, and given to be embodied in this impression. It is therefore an indispensable volume to a critical collector of the works of this fascinating Greek tragedian, and is the first in which a Latin version accompanies the Greek...more

Bibliography: (VD16 E 4217; Dibdin 1,528; Moss 1,416; Brunet 2,1096; Ebert 7077; Graesse 2,519; USTC 654877)

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Price: £1,200

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1562

Stock Number: 67623

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