Sale 08BP02 | Lot 3014

AESCHYLUS [Title and author in Greek]. [Plays].

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AESCHYLUS  [Title and author in Greek]. [Plays].

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Lot 3014
AESCHYLUS [Title and author in Greek]. [Plays].
Paris: Ex officina Adriani Turnebi, 1552. Full 19th century brown calf by Gray of Cambridge, blind-tooled, all edges red. 6 1/2 inches (17 cm). Title, 3 ff. introduction, 212 pp. 8vo by imposition: a4, A-O8. Joints rubbed but holding, internally a clean and crisp copy.
The transliterated title page reads Aischylou Prometheus desmotes, Hepta epi Thebais, Persai, Agamemnon, Eumenides, Hiketides. This is a charming little Greek imprint by Adrien Turnebe, the Royal Printer for Greek.
Provenance: the title page bears the contemporary ownership inscription of Raimundi Pi[us] Fichardi [Fichard], of Frankfurt (purchased perhaps at the Francofordiense Emporium); 1848 ownership inscription of Henry Munster; bookplate of Percy Babington.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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