London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
SOPHOCLES (496-406 B.C.). Tragoedia Septem, cum Interpretationibus, in Greek. Frankfurt: Petrus Brubach, 1544. 4° (225 x 160mm), title-page printed in red and black, woodcut headpieces and initials, text with commentary surround (lacks final leaf with printer's device, faint dampstaining). Contemporary German blind-stamped pigskin over thin boards (lightly soiled, repaired at hinges). Provenance: occasional contemporary annotations -- bookplate with initials 'S.S.' Fifth edition in Greek, reprinting the 1522 Giunta edition. Adams S-1443; Brunet V, 446; BLSTC p.820; Hoffmann III, 412.
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