Aeschyli Tragoediae Septem

Aeschyli Tragoediae Septem

 Aeschylus; Thomas Stanley

Jacob Flesher for Cornelius Bee, 1663

Folio, 31 x 21 cm. Bound in contemporary, blind-stamped vellum.  Small split at bottom of the front joint. Lacking ties. All edges red.  [28], 886, [2] pages.  Title page in red and black. Stain along top margin of first four leaves. Generally clean besides, ocassional spotting. Wide margins. Greek text and Latin translation on facing pages, with commentary by Thomas Stanley.  First Stanley edition "and first of Aeschylus printed in England, which remained standard into the 19th century." - Swanns, 2019. "The merits of this celebrated edition are sufficiently known.  Morhof, Fabricius, and Harles have all stated its excellences." Dibdin I, pages 238-239.  Wing, A684; ESTC R224484; Hoffmann I, 36. 

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