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Lowth, Robert.
[On the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews] De Sacra Poesi Hebræorum : Prælectiones Academicæ Oxonii habitæ a Roberto Lowth, et poeticæ publico prælectores; nunc episcopo oxoniensii. Subjicitur Metricæ Harianæ brevis confutatio: et Oratio Crewiana.
Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano [Imprimatur, J. Browne, Vice-Can. Oxon], 1775. Editio Tertia, emendatior.. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. This edition printed on excellent paper with no foxing !. Editio Tertia, emendatior. Oxonii, E Typographeo Clarendoniano [Imprimatur, J. Browne, Vice-Can. Oxon], 1775. 13 cm x 22 cm. (8), 515 pages plus 11 pages Index and Errata. Original Hardcover / Beautiful 18th century calf with gilt lettering and ornament to spine and the wonderful original marbled endpapers. With the original spinelabel. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. This edition printed on excellent paper with no foxing ! Robert Lowth FR 27 November 1710 – 3 November 1787) was a Bishop of the Church of England, Oxford Professor of Poetry and the author of one of the most influential textbooks of English grammar. Lowth was born in Hampshire, Great Britain, the son of Dr William Lowth, a clergyman and Biblical commentator. He was educated at Winchester College and became a scholar of New College, Oxford in 1729. Lowth obtained his BA in 1733 and his Master of Arts degree in 1737. In 1735, while still at Oxford, Lowth took orders in the Anglican Church and was appointed vicar of Ovington, Hampshire, a position he retained until 1741, when he was appointed Oxford Professor of Poetry. Bishop Lowth made a translation of the Bible. The Seventh-day Adventist theologian E J Waggoner said in 1899 that Lowth's translation of Isaiah was "without doubt, as a whole, the best English translation of the prophecy of Isaiah … [Click Below for Full Description]
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