1516 Terence Ancient Post Incunable Vellum Plays Quarto Comedies Latin Roman For Sale
P.Terentii Aphri Poetae comici Lepidissimi, Andria, Eunuchus, Heautontimorumenos Adelphi, Phormio, Ecyra, Recognitae nuper et castigatissime impressae...
Argentorati [Strassburg] : Apud Matthiam Schurerium, Mense Ianuario. Anno M D XVI . An extremely scarce post incunable! This is a rare work of the ancient Roman plays and comedies of Terence, in a scarce Strasbourg printing found only in a few institutions worldwide. Finely bound in a later 19th century vellum binding with marbled paper over boards, lightly rubbed and soiled with pleasant gilt title label and printers mark at foot of spine. Hinges intact. Clean and bright inside, with aesthetically pleasing woodcut initials and neat Roman font. Calls for (, CXXXVI,  Bl.); present are the main 136 texts plus 5 indices of the original, lacking only the title and 3 prelims. Numerous instances of neat conteporary scholar's marginalia, else unmarked. Some light staining and worming. Measures 8.5" x 6.5''. Good luck!
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