First plantin edition, and the first edited by the Dutch scholar Willem Canter. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with marvelous picture on both covers.
|Edition:||1st Edition Thus|
|Publication year oldest item:||1571|
|Book Title:||Euripidou tragōdiai. Euripidis tragoediae XIX|
|Number of Books:||1|
Euripidou tragōdiai. Euripidis tragoediae XIX. In quibus praeter infinita menda sublata, carminum omnium ratio hactenus ignorata nunc primùm proditur: opera Gulielmi Canteri Ultraiectini. Antwerpiae, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, - Printer's device on title-page - 32 preliminary leaves, 809 and  pp - 13 x 9 cm
Condition: Clean copy, well bound. Notes: Stamp and notes in pencil on titlepage. and inscription on page before titlepage. First blank and titelpage somewhat out of binding.
Notes: first plantin edition, and the first edited by the Dutch scholar Willem Canter (1542-75). 'Canter's edition dramatically influenced the course of Euripidean criticism in that he was the first to distinguish and mark the metrical responsions of the choruses, which had been printed in haphazard fashion in all previous editions'.
E. K. Schreiber, Catalogue 37, item 63.
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