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WHEATLAND, Stephen and Tipping SILVESTER].
The Psalms of David, translated into Heroic Verse, In as Literal a Manner, As Rhyme and Metre will allow. With Arguments to each Psalm. And Explanatory Notes.
Printed for S. Birt. and J. Buckland., London, 1754. First edition. The dedication, to the Prince of Wales, is signed by Wheatland and the Anglican divine Silvester. Silvester was educated at Pembroke College and became a fellow in 1724, three years before Samuel Johnson arrived; he published Original Poems and Translations in 1733. 8vo (176 × 105 mm), pp. xvi, 366; water/dampstaining at front and rear; contemporary (publisher's?) red morocco, elaborately gilt, black morocco label, gilt edes, inner gilt dentelles; old waterstain to upper cover, a handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA [Faversham, United Kingdom]
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