c1790 The Greek Tragic Theatre: Containing Æschylus by Dr. Potter, Sophocles by Dr. Franklin, and Euripides by Mich. Wodhull, Esq. with a dissertation on ancient tragedy by Thomas Franklin, D.D. late Greek professor of the University of Cambridge,
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Leather Binding, Scarce
Six volumes only of a seven volume set. Lacking volume I, which features the works of Aeschylus.
With volume II featuring the works of Aeschylus, volume III concerning Sophocles, and volumes IV-VII containing the works of Euripides.
With a title page featuring a vignette illustration to each volume.
Featuring an informative essay on the Ancient Greek tragedy by Cambridge professor Thomas Franklin.
Undated; dated c1790 via the ESTC.
ESTC reference number T229614
A smart and scarce set providing an impressive overview of the Greek theatre, and its principal contributors.
In full calf bindings. Discolouration and rubbing to back strips, lacking a spine label to volume VII. Head of front joint of volume II and V starting, head of front joint and tail of rear joint of volume III and IV starting, and front joint of volume VII starting, with boards all holding firm. Fading to tail of volume VII front board. Inscription to front pastedown of volume III. Internally, firmly bound. Pages lightly age toned to perimeters, with instances of spotting, most concentrated to first and last few leaves of each volume. Light marks to tail of first few leaves of volume VII.
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