Washington City: Garret Anderson, 1837. First American edition. 8vo.; 160pp. Paper spine and blue-green boards (chipping and wear to spine ends; joints & spine cracked; boards soiled). Prev. owner's name in ink on front board, front flyleaf, & at head of title page; old tidelines through the first 18pp., especially affecting the front endpapers (part of front endpaper stuck to front pastedown); scattered pencil underlining. Item #46961
A translation of Aristophanes' play, accompanied by an extended "preliminary discourse" on Aristophanes by the translator.