Sophocleae Quaestiones. Praemittuntur Disputationes de Tragoediae Origine et de Tragicorum Graecorum cum Republica Necessitudine

By: Sophocles; August Ludwig Wilhelm Jacob.

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


In original 3/4 leather binding with red leather spine and corners, red marbled paper boards. Plays include Ajax, Electra; Trachiniae (Women of Trachis), Philoctetes, Oedipus Rex, Oediupus in Colonus and Antigone.In good condition. The red leather corners and spine are a little faded and scuffed, red marbled hard paper covers a little faded, interior title page has some foxing, some foxing throughout, a few neat pencil marginalia by an old scholar, otherwise tight and clean.Entirely in Latin, written by Jacob, a classical scholar who also translated Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey into Latin.Very scarce. While there are print-on-demand copies of this edition available, this is the only original 1821 first edition we have been able to find anywhere for sale. It is marked as Volume I but it is the only part that Jacobs ever finished…no Vol. II was forthcoming.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Sophocleae Quaestiones. Praemittuntur Disputationes de Tragoediae Origine et de Tragicorum Graecorum cum Republica Necessitudine

Author Name: Sophocles; August Ludwig Wilhelm Jacob.

Categories: Classics, Language -- Latin,

Publisher: Warsaw, Impensis Auctoris.: 1821

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 7427

Keywords: Sophocles; Greek Tragedy,