1869 The Mostellaria Of Plautus With Notes Critical and Explanatory Prolegomena and Excursus
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This text contains the Roman playwright Plautus's play 'Mostellaria', edited by William Ramsay with accompanying critical and explanatory notes and a history of the text. William Ramsay was a classical scholar who published notable works such as 'An Elementary Treatise on Latin Prosody', 'Elegiac Extracts from Tibullus and Ovid' and an 'Elementary Manual of Roman Antiquities'. William Ramsay unfortunately passed away before completing the publication of this text, but his nephew George G. Ramsay, a Professor of Humanity in the University of Glasgow, stepped in to edit and complete the text. With a tipped in errata slip to page iv. A prize presentation copy, with the following ink inscription to the second free-endpaper: 'Manchester Grammar School. Midsummer Examination 1873 The Sixth Form (Classical) Prize R. B. Beer. F. W. Walker High Master'
In an attractive polished calf binding with ammorial gilt embellishment to boards. Externally, very smart. Slightly bumped to extremities. Handling marks to boards. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout with spotting only to first and last few pages. Contemporary ink inscription to second free-endpaper, dated '1873'.
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