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AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors) Listings

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1 AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors) Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)
79977 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Preometheus bound by Aeschylus; Oedipus the King and Antigone by Sophocles; Medea and Alcestis by Euripides and The Frogs by Aristophanes. Edited, with introductions and notes by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. --- Toledano spine 8 / light grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #158.2. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and discreet inked notations at introductions, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional damages. Dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price; with light rubbing to extremities but otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxv, 446 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 ARISTOPHANES The Plays of Aristophanes (Two Volume Set) (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)
81395 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1982 Hardcover Near Fine 
A deluxe leatherbound two-volume set offering the eleven surving comedic plays of Aristophanes (c.444 BC - c.380 BC). The author has been called 'The Father of Comedy', and his plays are said to accurately portray life in ancient Athens. His powers of ridicule made many of his fellow Athenians unhappy. Translated from the Greek by Benjamin Bickley Rogers. Illustrated by Jean de Bosschière. Glossaries of ancient terms and places at rear of each volume. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spines. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spines, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Brown silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks. Volumes lacks a dust jackets (as issued). --- Near Fine copies but with some loss of gilding to textblock top edges, otherwise bright and lacking additional damages or evidence of having been read.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 358, 439 pages 
Price: 134.00 USD
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