[Greek text]. Aischimnou Ho peri stephenou logos. Interpretationem Latinam, et vocum difficiliorum explicationem adjecerunt P. Foulkes, J. Freind, Ædis Christi alumni.
Aeschines and Demosthenes.

[Oxford:] excudebat Johan. Crooke, 1696 [date in Greek]. First edition of the two antagonistic orations of Æschines and Demosthenes as edited, with a Latin translation, by the young Oxford students Peter Foulkes and John Friend, who were both about twenty when this volume was printed. With three engraved portraits, of the two orators and of Cicero, by M. Burg; these are included in the pagination. The Latin translation is printed at the bottom of each page. Joints, corners a bit rubbed, a little light foxing. A very good copy. Contemporary calf. Gilt spine with red morocco label. Octavo. . [16], 151, [1], 182, [ (Item ID: 15602)

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"This was for many years a popular edition; and was reprinted in 1715 if not oftener: but the first is the preferable edition, and is considered very correct. The explanation of the more difficult Greek words at the end, was among the principal causes of its popularity" (Dibdin I, 487).

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