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FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS

TERENCE. P. terentii comoediae sex: or, the six comedies of publius terence... For the Use of Schools.

London. Printed for J. Rivington et al., 1763. Second edition.
8vo. [16], 429pp, [3]. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed, early paper label to head compartment of spine. Manuscript private library shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, very occasional light dust-soiling.
The theatrical comedies of North African playwright of the Roman Republic Publius Terentius Afer (c.195/185-c.159 BCE); adapted for the use of schools by Church of England clergyman John Stirling, first printed in 1739.

Although claiming to be the second, two editions precede this printing. All are scarce, with this edition being no exception; ESTC records copies in the British Isles at (Hull and NLW), and two further in North America (Philadelphia and Quebec).
ESTC N37815.
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref: 16218