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Publii terentii afri comoediae Ad optimorum Exemplarium sidem recensitae...
Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Typis Academicis, Impensis Jacobi Tonson, 1701.
Quarto. , 520pp. With an additional engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled Russia calf, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed, small chip at foot of spine, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted.
The theatrical comedies of North African playwright of the Roman Republic Publius Terentius Afer (c.195/185-c.159 BCE). First printed in 1470, the works of Terence were immensely popular during the Renaissance revival of classical literature. This edition contains all six of Terence's plays: Adelphoe (The Brothers), Andria (The Girl from Andros), Eunuchus, Heauton Timorumenos (The Self-Tormentor), Hecyra (The Mother-in-Law), and Phormio.
ESTC T137034.£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref: 15351