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[Oedipus. English. 1822]
A free translation of the Oedipus tyrannus of Sophocles; the noblest production of the Greek dramatic muse.
London: printed for the author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, and sold by Messrs. Rivington, 1822.
[8], v, [3], 74, [2] p. ; 20.2 cm. (8º)

Thomas Maurice's first version of his verse translation first appeared in 1779.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on half-title presented by the Auth[or]. [Trimmed]. Bound first in a collection of plays and verse.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label gilt-lettered 'Oedipus Tyrannus &c &c &c'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 19 June 1830. (Spiers Box. Binding 51). Later numbered '85' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5456


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