With Annotations, Introduction, etc. by Edward Wunder. A new edition, with the notes literally translated into English, and a collation of Dindorf’s text.

  • Sophocles
  • London: Williams and Norgate; David Nutt 1855

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Description

2 vols., 8vo, pp. [ii], 172, 220, 170, [2], 146; [ii], 180, 177, [1], 235, [1]. Slightly later vellum, boards bordered with a double gilt rule, spines elaborately gilt, red, black and green morocco labels (the last with circular red morocco numbering pieces onlaid), marbled endpapers, edges red. A dampmark to upper margin in both volumes (touching page numbers and sometimes the running head), occasional foxing. Vellum just slightly dusty, a small chip to one bottom spine label. Bookplate of Duncan A. McNeill to front pastedowns and his ownership inscription to initial blanks.

Notes

The plays of Sophocles as edited by Eduard Wunder (1800-1869) had first appeared in the 1820s.

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