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Comoediae by  Carolus Herm. (Ed); Plautus; M. Accii Plauti Weise - Hardcover - Reprint - 1847 - from Temple Rare Books and


by Weise, Carolus Herm. (Ed); Plautus; M. Accii Plauti

Condition: Good

Londini (London): Williams and Norgate, 1847. Two volumes complete - lviii, [2], 531pp, [1] and Volume Two - [2], 574pp. Later full-calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco author label to second panel, contrasting morocco volume label to third, remaining with elongated volute and flower head rolls with central device, covers with single fillet border, marbled endpapers with all edges marbled. Slightly chipped to head of spines with small amount of loss, worn to outer joints, with some minor scraping to covers, internally lightly browned with sporadic minor foxing, but generally fairly clean. Small ink stamp to reverse of title, possibly an ex-library stamp. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 8vo. ?Ex-Library.
Multi-volume Set

  • Seller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Seller Inventory #: 000889
  • Title: Comoediae
  • Author: Weise, Carolus Herm. (Ed); Plautus; M. Accii Plauti
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Williams and Norgate
  • Place: Londini (London)
  • Date published: 1847
  • Keywords: Latin, Plautus, Comodies, Classics
  • Size: 8vo


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