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TERENCE & LE MONNIER Les comédies de Terence


Les comédies de Terence

Chez Ant. Jombert, A Paris 1771, In-8 (13,5x21cm), xxiv, 591pp. (2) et (2) 512pp. (1) et (4) 485pp. (3), 3 volumes reliés.

First bilingual edition with French alongside Latin, in the new translation of Le Monnier. Illustrated with 7 inset figures including an allegorical frontispiece by Cochin engraved by Choffart, Rousseau, Saint-Aubin. Printing works of Louis Celot.
Binding in half red Russian leather with long grains of time or slightly later. Smooth back decorated with nets. Golden title and number. Narrow slit at the lower joint at the head of volume I over 1.5 cm. Some stains on the red paper boards. Scattered pale foxing.
The most esteemed of Terence's ancient translations in a beautiful, well-printed edition.

650 €

Réf : 70963



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