Aristophanis Comoediae undecim, Graece et Latine, ex codd. MSS. emendatae: cum scholiis antiquis, inter quae scholia in Lysistratam ex cod. Vossiano nunc primum in lucem prodeunt. Accedunt notae virorum doctorum in omnes comoedias; inter quas nunc primum eduntur Isaaci Casauboni in Equites; illustriss. Ezech. Spanhemii in tres priores; et Richardi Bentleji in duas priores comoedias observationes. Omnia collegit et recensuit, notasque in novem comoedias, et quatuor indices in fine adiecit Ludolphus Kusterus J.U.D.
Aristophanes (c.488-c.388 BC)
Place of origin
Felbrigg, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
, xxviii, 580, 324,  p. ; fol. Ephemera: folded leaf of paper inserted at front and three separate leaves of paper inserted between p. 302-303 (second count), all containing manuscript notes in Greek or English written by William Windham III (1750-1810). Provenance: eighteenth-century Jacobean armorial bookplate (Franks 32206), lettered: William Windham Esquire [i.e. William Windham III (1750-1810)]. Bookplate has been pasted over faint ownership inscription on pastedown: "Willm: Windham, Oxford ..." (the rest obscured) [probably from when William Windham was a student at University College, Oxford]. With occasional marginal annotations and underlining of text in pencil, a sign that William Windham III has read the book. Manuscript notes and codes on rear pastedown. Former Felbrigg shelfmark in pencil: K7 and L7 (crossed-out). Binding: eighteenth-century full Cambridge-style blind-panelled sprinkled and plain calf; sewn onto six raised bands; gilt roll pattern on board edges; gold-tooled spine; brown leather label with gilt title on spine; red sprinkled textblock edges.
Makers and roles
Aristophanes (c.488-c.388 BC), author Richard Bentley (1708–1782), author Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614), author Ludolf Kuster (1670-1716), editor Baron Ezechiel Spanheim (1629-1710), author