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BENTLEY (Richard)
A Dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris: With an Answer to The Objections of the Hon. Charles Boyle. To which are added, Dr. Bentley's Dissertation on the Epistles of Themistocles, Socrates, Euripides, and others; and the Fables of Æsop; as originally printed: With Occasional Remarks on the Whole.
London: Printed by and for W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1777. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. 8vo, pp. iii [iv blank], lviii, 456, contemporary calf (worn); joints cracked and tender, tape over spine at label. With the bookplate of Charles Abbot (1757 - 1829, late Lord Colchester), Speaker of the House of Commons from 1802 on the front paste-down end-paper, and the bookplate of his descendant, Lord Colchester, gifting the item to the Constitutional Club in 1887; and notes from a 1965 owner on the recto of the front free end-paper. This edition was prepared by Samuel Salter. Bartholomew 110. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB [LONDON, United Kingdom]

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