PHAEDRI FABULAE EXPURGATAE. ACCEDUNT TRACTATUS DE VERSU IAMBICO, NOTULAE ANGLICAE ET QUAESTIONES IN USUM SCHOLAE BOSTONIENSIS [FABLES]

By: Phaedrus

Price: $141.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


viii/430 pages pages; Author: Phaedrus - Phaedrus, Roman fabulist, was probably a Thracian slave, born in Pydna of Macedonia (Roman province) and lived in the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and Claudius. He is recognized as the first writer to Latinize entire books of fables, retelling in iambic metre the Greek prose Aesopic tales. Width: 4.25" Height: 7.25". Width: 4.25" Height: 7.25". Bound in full leather with ruling to spine and decorative borders to the front and rear covers. The book shows external wear, with rubbing and soiling to the covers. The rear cover has minor loss of material to lower half of its fore edge, as do outside corners of boards and edges of spine. The binding is sound. The endpapers have darkened edges. The previous owner's name is written in pencil on the front flyleaf. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing. Final sections at the end of volume contain "Remarks on Iambic Verse" and notes.

Title: PHAEDRI FABULAE EXPURGATAE. ACCEDUNT TRACTATUS DE VERSU IAMBICO, NOTULAE ANGLICAE ET QUAESTIONES IN USUM SCHOLAE BOSTONIENSIS [FABLES]

Author Name: Phaedrus

Categories: Latin,

Publisher: Boston, Sumptibus Hilliard, Gray, Little, Et Wilkins: 1827

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 35539