TERENCE, Terence’s Comedies: Made English With His Life and Some Remarks at the End

Swall T. Childe: London, 1694.

£ 900

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo (19.5 x 12.5 cm); A-X8, Y4; xxix, 324 pp, [4]. Title page, preface, life of Terence. Roman and Italic typescript. Foxing and browning throughout. Tears on lower margin, upper corner and right margin of title page not affecting the text; tear on margin of p. 71. Trimming on lower margin of p. 50 and on upper margin of pp. 137-139, 207, 218, 220 affecting the text. Overprinting on pp. 14-19. Red morocco binding, blind-stamped double fillet decoration on cover; title and date pasted on spine; cracking on spine. Corners partly rubbed and worn.