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BENTLEY'S TERENCE 1727 antique TERENTIUS AFER PUBLIUS COMOEDIAE Classic Comedies
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TERENTIUS AFER, PUBLIUS.
COMOEDIAE. PHAEDRI FABULAE, PUBLII SYRI SENTENTIAE.
RECENSUIT RICHARDUS BENTLEIUS. EDITIO ALTERA.
AMSTERDAM: R. & J. Westen & G. Smith, 1727
2 parts in one volume.
4to ( 8 by 10 1/4"), 850 pp.,with engraved titles to each part & an engraved portrait of Frederick, eldest son of George II.
In a most appropriate and tasteful MODERN binding of half brown calf, with sides consisting of boards with leaves of facsimile 16th century illustrated edition of Terence.
Second and the best edition of the famous Terence , edited with extensive commentary by Richard Bentley (1662-1742), the greatest classical scholar of England.
The frontispiece represents Terence in chains (he was an African slave) handing over his book of comedies to bare-breasted symbolic rendition of the Roman Republic who in exchange is handing to him the cap of freedom (pilleus), at her feet are the infants Remus & Romulus with their lupine mother.
With 1849 ownership inscription of BUNNELL LEWIS (1824-1908), the eminent classical archeologist. professor of Latin at Queen's college, Cork.

Very good condition.



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    0525: BENTLEY'S TERENCE 1727 antique TERENTIUS AFER PUBLIUS COMOEDIAE Classic Comedies

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    TERENTIUS AFER, PUBLIUS.
    COMOEDIAE. PHAEDRI FABULAE, PUBLII SYRI SENTENTIAE.
    RECENSUIT RICHARDUS BENTLEIUS. EDITIO ALTERA.
    AMSTERDAM: R. & J. Westen & G. Smith, 1727
    2 parts in one volume.
    4to ( 8 by 10 1/4"), 850 pp.,with engraved titles to each part & an engraved portrait of Frederick, eldest son of George II.
    In a most appropriate and tasteful MODERN binding of half brown calf, with sides consisting of boards with leaves of facsimile 16th century illustrated edition of Terence.
    Second and the best edition of the famous Terence , edited with extensive commentary by Richard Bentley (1662-1742), the greatest classical scholar of England.
    The frontispiece represents Terence in chains (he was an African slave) handing over his book of comedies to bare-breasted symbolic rendition of the Roman Republic who in exchange is handing to him the cap of freedom (pilleus), at her feet are the infants Remus & Romulus with their lupine mother.
    With 1849 ownership inscription of BUNNELL LEWIS (1824-1908), the eminent classical archeologist. professor of Latin at Queen's college, Cork.

    Very good condition.



    Reserve: $280.00

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