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The Theatre of the Greeks. A Treatise on the History and Exhibition of the Greek Drama with Various Supplements

By John William Donaldson

1860

Longman and Co, Simpkin and Co et al. : London

8.5" by 5.5"

xi, [1], 443pp, [1]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A comprehensive study on Greek theatre, in a Bickers binding.

Illustrated, with five plates. Collated, complete. Priced to allow for the repair to the front joint Chromolithographs by M and N Hanhart and black and white plates by H Adlard. The seventh edition of this work which has been revised, enlarged and remodeled. In a prize binding by Bickers and Son, for an institution with the motto 'Beati Imaculati in Via'. Prize bookplate remains blank. John William Donaldson was an English philologist and biblical critic. He was born in London and educated at University College London. He wrote many works on the Ancient Greeks, their language and culture.

CONDITION

In a full calf prize binding. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper, Bickers and Son. Externally, rubbed to the spine, resulting in loss to the head. Spots and rubbing to the boards, rubbing is mostly to the extremities. Front hinge and joint have failed with the board detached but present. Prize bookplate to the front pastedown, which has been left blank. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper, 'A N Clark, St Peters Hall, Oxford.' Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned. Instances of scattered spots to pages, heavier to the plates.

Overall Condition: Good Only

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