TERENTIUS AFER, Publius (1701)


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Ad optimorum Exemplarium fidem recensitae. Accesserunt Variae Lectiones, Quae in Libris MSS. & Eruditorum Commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt.Engraved frontispiece by J. Babtist after J. Goeree, and engraved head- and tailpieces.4to. [4], 520 pp. Contemporary Cambridge binding of red morocco with the covers tooled in panels, comprising gilt fillets and floral tools, the spine with six panels, the second lettered and the rest gilt, gilt edges (joints, edges and headcaps rubbed, the lower cover scratched).Cambridge: Typis Academicis, Impensis Jacobi Tonson,

Lightly browned, spotted in places. Edited by John Leng, afterwards Bishop of Norwich.Provenance: 1. Algernon Capell, Earl of Essex (with his armorial bookplate dated 1701); 2. W.A. Foyle (with his leather label and a typed description dated 1944).

Stock Code: 54005

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