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PLAUTUS, Titus Maccius
M. Acci Plavti, Comœdiæ, in quatuor tomos digestæ. Tomvs I. (-- IV.) Ex recognitione Francisci Guieti ... opera et stvdio Michaelis de Marolles, ... cum eiusdem interpretatione gallica.
Lutetiae Parisiorum apud Petrum l'Amy, 1658.
4 vols ; 18.3 cm. (8º)
I: [47], 265, 265, 266--325, [11] p., add. engr. t.-pl.
II: [3], 244, 244, [8], 245--418, [15] p., add. engr. t.-pl.
III: [3], 332, 332, 333--401, [15] p., add. engr. t.-pl.
IV: [3], 289, 289, 290--383, [13] p., add. engr. t.-pl.

First edition. Added letterpress title-pages in French reading: Le premier (--quatrieme) tome des comedies de Plavte, avec des remarqves en latin & en françois, av Roy. Par M. D. M. A. D. V.; each volume additionally has an engraved title-plate by F. Channeau, and a letterpress contents leaf in French. Parallel Latin and French text of the plays with duplicate numbering on opposite pages; the critical remarks at the end of each volume have single pagination. In vol. II, the first eight pages of the critical remarks are misnumbered as follows: 245, 245, 245, 245, 245, 245, 242, 245, and page 138 verso is misnumbered 38.

Copy Notes In volume IV the letterpress title-pages in Latin and French are misbound within the index at the end of the volume. Volume I inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper, probably the hand of the bookseller Thomas Boone French Translation with / Latin Text on opposite page. / 4 Vols. =s6=.

Binding C18th marbled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and gilt-tooled panels, gilt-tooled spines, red morocco spine-labels, marbled fore-edges.

Reference Number 3922


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