Tragoediae Septendecim.

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Creator

Euripides.

Title

Tragoediae Septendecim.

Publisher

Venice: Aldus Manutius,

Date

February 1503.

Description

The editio princeps of most of the plays of Euripides, four having been printed in Florence in 1495. The title announces seventeen tragedies, but a manuscript source for Hercules Furens was discovered once the book was already in the press, and this eighteenth play was included at the end of volume two. This copy is bound in 16th-century French calf with polychrome interlaced designs, perhaps by Pierre Roffet. Previously owned by Guglielmo Libri (1803–1869) and Samuel Putnam Avery (1822–1904).

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Euripides. , “Tragoediae Septendecim. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 19, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/203.