Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Sophocles. The Plays and Fragments ... Cambridge: At the University Press, 1902-1908. Mixed edition.

    More Information:

    Sophocles. [R. C. Jebb, commentary]. Sophocles. The Plays and Fragments with Critical Notes, Commentary, and Translation in English Prose. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1902-1908. Seven octavo volumes. Mixed edition volumes, uniformly bound in full calf with gilt "Bristol Grammar School" shield device, ornamental gilt rules and board edges, five raised spine bands with title labels and extra gilt in compartments, marbled edges and matching endpapers. First volume's front pastedown has a "Prize" award label with the recipient's name "S.C. Booker" written in ink; front free endpaper with label "In Memory of S.C. Booker. who was killed in action 1916." Same "In Memory" label on other six front pastedowns. Small bookseller's pencil notes on front fly-leaf and "In Memory" label of first volume. Bindings lightly rubbed and scuffed. Pages with occasional minor smudges or light foxing. Few slightly over-opened pages. Very good. From the collection of Donald Carter.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 330

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 April 17 Featuring the Michael Ward Collection Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search