Comoediae, ex optimis exemplaribus emendatae. Studio Rich. Franc. Phil. Brunck.

  • Aristophanes
  • Argentorati [Strasbourg]: Sumtibus Joh. Georgii Treuttel 1783
  • Dibdin I 301.


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FIRST BRUNCK EDITION, 6 vols. bound as 4, 8vo, pp. [xvi], 295, [1], 291, [1] + frontispiece; [ii], 310, 257, [1]; [ii], 291, [1], 228, [168]; 182, 199, [1], 128. Woodcut head and tail-pieces. Contemporary dark sheep, flat spines tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers. A little toning and spotting. Bindings rather rubbed and scratched, extremities worn, several labels defective, sometime varnished. Leipzig bookseller’s stamp to endpapers.


The first printing of Brunck's important edition of Aristophanes, including his Latin translation of the plays. The Latin translation, contained in the fourth volume, has three separate title-pages and registers but is most often found bound together as one volume.

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