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Aristophanis Comoediae, Aristophanes, Immanuel Bekkerus, 1828-9

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Aristophanis Comoediae - The Comedies of Aristophanes. Edited by Immanuel Bekkerus (August Immanuel Bekker 1785-1871). 4 Volumes (from 5 - missing Volume 2).


Aristophanis Comoediae; Cum Scholiis et Varietate Lectionis; Recensuit Immanuel Bekkerus, Professor Berolinensis. Accedunt Versio Latina; Departditarum Comoediarum Fragmenta, index Locupletissimus; Notaeque....Brunckii, Reisigii......

Published by Whittaker, Treacher, et Arnot, et al, London 1829 and Ricardi Priestley, 1828.

A very good (approaching near fine) set of 4 hardbacks with leather spines and corners, with raised bands and title labels.  Marbled paper over boards. Minor rubbing and shelf wear and small piece of Volume 1 title label missing. A handsome set. Soundly bound.

Text is lovely and clean throughout with occasional unobtrusive scholarly pencil annotation. Only very occasional age spotting, and a couple of small page edge tears near the rear of Volume 5. Overall a very well presented set.

Volume 1: xv + 620pp + xcvi. 1829. Whittaker 1829.

Volume 3: 635pp. 1828. Priestley, 1828.

Volume 4: 434pp. 1828. Priestley, 1828.

Volume 5: 616pp. 1828. Priestley, 1828.

Language: Ancient Greek, Latin.

Dimensions: Each volume approximately 223mm high x 146mm wide x 26-41mm deep.

Unpacked weight approximately 3.2kg (the set).