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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 172

    ARISTOPHANES (?448-?380 B.C.). The Clouds: A Comedy. Written by Aristophanes the wittiest man of his age, against Socrates, who was the wisest and best. London: T. Payne, 1759. 12° (178 x 104mm). (Occasional light spotting). Contemporary red morocco, border of gilt semicircles enclosed by triple fillet border, fleuron corner pieces, spine gilt in compartments, lettering-piece (label quite rubbed, spine sunfaded, somewhat rubbed).

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    ARISTOPHANES (?448-?380 B.C.). The Clouds: A Comedy. Written by Aristophanes the wittiest man of his age, against Socrates, who was the wisest and best. London: T. Payne, 1759. 12° (178 x 104mm). (Occasional light spotting). Contemporary red morocco, border of gilt semicircles enclosed by triple fillet border, fleuron corner pieces, spine gilt in compartments, lettering-piece (label quite rubbed, spine sunfaded, somewhat rubbed).

    With 2 other works, attractively bound in 18th-century red morocco. (3)


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