1871 Tyrrell Bacchae of Euripides
Author: Euripides, Robert Yelverton TyrrellPeter Jones
The Bacchae of
Translation and Commentary By Robert Yelverton Tyrrell
Printed In Dublin by M.H. Gill For Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer
The Volume is in Very Good Condition bound in red, gilt-ruled publisher’s cloth, with gilt lettering on the front board: externally the boards and spine show some small stains with general scuffing otherwise, and the board corners bumped a bit. Internally the leaves are generally clean and amply margined, with numerous uncut leaves, and with some marginal notations otherwise.
The Volume is Complete in All Respects With half-title and final advertisement.See below for pagination & dimensions.
Robert Yelverton Tyrrell was educated at Trinity College where he subsequently became a fellow in 1868 and professor of Latin in 1871. From 1880 to 1898, he was Regius professor of Greek, and from 1900 to 1904 professor of ancient history. He was a Commissioner of Education for Ireland and one of the original fellows of the British Academy. He was a first cousin to the disgraced modernist writer and excommunicated Catholic priest George Tyrrell SJ.
Pagination & Dimensions
The volume is paginated as follows: [iii]-xlvii-[xlviii]. The volume collates as follows: [x]1, a-c8,d3, B-F8, G 4, H3, A-C4. The volume measures about 23 cm. By 15 cm. By 1.5 cm. Each leaf measures about 220 mm. By 140 mm.
inscribed as a gift from the Author on the half title.