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Longinus Dionysius
ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟΥ ΛΟΓΓΙΝΟΥ ΠΕΡΙ ΥΨΟΥΣ ΥΠΟΜΝΗΜΑ. Dionysii Longini De Sublimitate commentarius, quem nova versione donavit, notis illustravit, & partim manuscriptorum ope, partim conjectura emendavit (additis etiam omnibus ejusdem auctoris fragmentis) Zacharias Pearce, A.M., Regiae Majestati a Sacris Domesticis etc. Editio secunda, notis & emendationibus auctior.
Classical Authors: Londinii Ex Officiani Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts. 1724. Quarto:[9], xv, 187, 28, [15] p.Engraved frontispiece, decorative head and tail pieces. Text in Greek and Latin on opposite pages; prefatory matter and notes primarily in Latin. Dedication to Thomas Parker, Earl of Macclesfield, Viscount of Ewelme, and Baron of Macclesfield. Beautifully clear printing, a new recension and a new translation, by Zachary Pearce. The literary treatise 'On the sublime' ), ΠΕΡΙ ΥΨΟΥΣ ΥΠΟΜΝΗΜΑ. of which 2/3 survives, and is ascribed by the medieval tradition to Dionysius Longinus, was written some time in the 1st century A.D. 'As a stimulus to critical thought and to the understanding of ancient literature he (the author) has permanent value'. (OCD, 2nd ed. p. 619). 'Longinus was ably edited by Zachary Pearce, (1690-1774), Fellow of Trinity, and ultimately bishop of Rochester'. (Sandys II,412).Full calf, rubbed; spine gilt; joints starting. Corner repaired to back board. end papers toned. Title page with old repair [signature excised?]; worm track repaired to front free end paper; worm track from rear free end paper reducing to worm hole in blank margin, ending at page 85.Engraved frontispiece: an orator and his audience in a library. Woodcut initials and headpieces. An engraved headpiece with the coat of arms Thomas Parker, Earl of Macclesfield, Viscount of Ewelme, and Baron of Macclesfield, at the beginning of the dedicatio. On the Sublime is a Roman-era Greek work of literary criticism dated to the 1st century AD. Its author is unknown, but is … [Click Below for Full Description]
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