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Publisher: Methuen & Co. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1939- .


Plato: The Republic: Book I (Methuen's Classical Texts/Methuen & Co.) (image)

Plato: The Republic: Book I
D. J. Allan, ed.
London, Methuen& Co. Ltd., 1957 (Methuen's Classical Texts).
Hardback bound in brown cloth with black titles to front panel and spine. No dust wrapper as issued. Text in Greek and English.Introduction and notes. No vocabulary section. xi, 115 pages. Size: c. 17.5 x 11 cm.


METHUEN'S CLASSICAL TEXTS (METHUEN & CO.)
Series Note:


General editors of this series: Sir Arthur Wallace Pickard Cambridge and William Stuart Maguinness.

All volumes in this series come with an introduction and notes and most (but not all) contain a vocabulary section.

Books in this series were all originally published by Methuen & Co. Many titles were reprinted, some republished in revised editions, by Methuen. A few volumes were reprinted by other publishers (e.g. Bristol Classical Press; Bradda Press).

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This series was originally announced in 1897 (see immediately below) but, according to worldcat.org, volumes do not seem to have been published until c. 1939 and with a different series editor and book editors.

Methuen’s Classical Texts

GENERAL EDITOR
E. C. MARCHANT, M.A.
OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD; FELLOW OF PETERHOUSE, CAMBRIDGE; ST. PAUL’s SCHOOL, LONDON.

Messrs. Methuen propose to issue a new series of Classical Texts, edited by eminent scholars, for the use of English-speaking students. The books will be well printed and bound, and will be published at a very low price. The first volume of every author will contain a brief Introduction in English, not exceeding eight pages, in which the necessary information about the MSS. will be given, and the salient features of the author’s style indicated.

The critical notes, which will be at the foot of the page, will exhibit only the important MS. variants and conjectures of special value. They will contain very little argument; and there will be no explanatory notes. Every volume of the series will contain a short Index Rerum et Nominum.

Special attention will be paid to the typography of the series.

The following, among many others, are arranged:—

AUTHOR. EDITOR.

Aeschylus, R. Y. Tyrrell, D.Litt., LL.D.; Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Dublin.
Aristophanes, 2 vols., Professor Tyrrell.
Sophocles, W. J. M. Starkie, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin.
Euripides, 3 vols., W. S. Hadley, M.A., Fellow and Bursar of Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Thucydides, 2 vols., E. C. Marchant, M.A., Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge; St. Paul’s School.
Demosthenes, 3 vols., J. E. Sandys, Litt.D., Public Orator in the University of Cambridge.
Cicero
Speeches, 3 vols., J. S. Reid, Litt.D., Fellow and Tutor of Caius College, Cambridge.
Philosophical Works, J. S. Reid
Letters, 2 vols., L. C. Purser, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, Dublin.
Tacitus, 2 vols., G. G. Ramsay, LL.D., Litt.D., Professor of Humanity, in the University of Glasgow.
Terence, W. M. Lindsay, M.A., Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.
Lucretius, J. S. Duff, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Vergil, A. S. Wilkins, M.A., Professor of Latin, Owen’s College, Manchester.
Horace, James Gow, Litt.D., Master of Nottingham High School.
Ovid, 3 vols., S. G. Owen, M.A., Senior Student and Censor of Christ Church, Oxford.
Juvenal, S. G. Owen, M.A.
Phaedrus, Robinson Ellis, M.A., Ll.D., Corpus Professor of Latin in the University of Oxford.
Martial, W. M. Lindsay, M.A.

SOURCE of the above: A Catalogue of Books and Announcements of Methuen and Company, March 1897 reproduced online here.


Author / Title / Publication Date, etc.

CAESAR
Caesar: Gallic War - Books II & III. Edited by S. A. Handford [Stanley Alexander HANDFORD].
1952.

CICERO
Cicero: The Fifth Verrine Oration. Edited by R. G. C. Levens [Robert Graham Cochrane Levens].
1960; 1965.
Reprinted as: Verrine V (Bristol Classical Press, 1980). (??)

HEROTODUS
Herodotus: Book II
Waddell, W.G. [William Gillan Waddell], ed
1959; 1964; 1971.

HORACE
Horace: Epistles I
Horace, edited by O A W Dilke [Oswald Ashton Wentworth Dilke].
1954.
Second, revised edition. With vocabulary. 1961.
1966.

HOMER
The Iliad of Homer, Book XI. Edited by E. S. Forster [Edward Seymour Forster] . With 4 plates and a map (Methuen's Classical Texts.)
1939; 1961.
Reprinted by: Bradda Books, Letchworth, 1961.

LIVY
Livy: Book XXX. Harold Edgeworth Butler and H. H. Scullard, eds.
1949.
6th ed. 1953-54.

PLATO
Republic: Book I. Edited by D. J. Allan [Donald James Allan].
1940. Pp. ix. 130.
1955.
Second edition, reprinted with a new preface, 1953. Pp. xi. 130.
1964.

Republic Book X. Edited by J. Ferguson [John Ferguson].
1957; 1964.

TACITUS
Tacitus: Annals. Book I. With Vocabulary. Ed. by N.P. Miller [Norma Patricia MILLER].
1959; 1965

The Annals of Tacitus. Book XIV. With Vocabulary, 4 Plates and 2 Maps. Ed. by E.C. Woodcock [Eric Charles Woodcock].
Tacitus.
pp. ix. 186
1939; 1952; 1962.

Tacitus: Histories, Books I and II. Edited by A. L. Irvine [Andrew Leicester Irvine]. With 3 Maps.
1952; 1965.

TERENCE
Terence: Phormio. Ed. by R.H. Martin [Ronald H. Martin}.
1959; 1969.
Reprinted by: Bradda Books, Letchworth, 1968.

VIRGIL
Virgil: Aeneid Book XII. W S Maguinness [William S. Maguinness], ed.
Methuen Education, 1973.

Virgil: Georgics I & IV. Edited by H.H. Huxley [Herbert Henry HUXLEY].
1962


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