1809. Containing Aeschylus by Dr. Potter, Sophocles by Dr. Francklin, and Euripides by Mich. Wodhull, Esq. A New Edition, revised and corrected throughout by the translator; with a dissertation on Antient (sic) Tragedy, By Thomas Francklin, D.D. Late professor of the University of Cambridge. Five Volumes. Volume 1 - Aeschylus translated by Dr. R. Potter; Volume 2 -The Tragedies of Sophocles, From the Greek, By the Rev. Thomas Francklin, D.D.; and Volumes 3,4,5 (Vol 1, 2, 3 ) The Nineteen Tragedies and Fragments of Euripides. Translated by Michael Wodhull, Esq.
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Brown leather with gilt lettering. Edges embossed and gilt. Volumes are shelf worn, with bumped corners and hinge cracking, although all boards are attached. Covers are scuffed and scratched. Spine chipping evident. Volumes 4 and 5 have spine damage with titles and volume numbers missing. Interiors all have two bookplates; "Lavington" and "From the Wilberforce Library Backsettown". Pencil notations and some ink notations inside front covers. End papers and first/last 4 or 5 pages show foxing and tanning, but the rest of the interiors are in good condition with minor foxing and discolouration/tanning. Some pages show ink transfer to prior page.