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Dionysius Longinus On the sublime

Author: LonginusWilliam SmithJohn WattsWilliam InnysRichard ManbyAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed by J. Watts : And sold by W. Innys and R. Manby at the West-End of St. Paul's, M DCC XXXIX. [1739]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Woodcuts
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Longinus; Longinus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Longinus; William Smith; John Watts; William Innys; Richard Manby; William Linn; New York Society Library.
OCLC Number: 12642926
Notes: Translation of Peri hypsous (De sublimitate).
Erroneously ascribed to Cassius Longinus.
Recto of t.p. and p. [1] at end are blank.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
"Index of authors mention'd by Longinus": p. [7]-[8], 1st group.
"Some account of the life, writing and character of Longinus": p. [i]-xxxiv.
Library copy rebound; date stamp on back paste-down: December 16, 1932. Listed in 1789 catalogue, p. 47, and in the First ledger as Smith's Longinus. Borrowed by Rev. William Linn on February 14th, 1791, returned on the 18th.
Pagination: [8], xxxiv, 187, [1] p. (last p. blank). Signatures: Pi⁶ a-b⁸ c² B-N⁸ O².
Library copy 1 includes black ink inscription: "J. Pettiward Trin. Coll. Camb. 1768"
Library copy 2 rebound. Includes black ink inscriptions: "P. Hughes Claremorris August 16th 1889" and "John Feeny Ballinastanford Claremorris Co. Mayo Ireland" and includes notes and marginalia in the hand of P. Hughs Claremorris.
Description: [18], xxiv, 187, [1] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm (8°)
Other Titles: Some account of the life, writing and character of Longinus.
Life, writing and character of Longinus.
On the sublime.
Life and writings of Longinus
First Ledger (New York Society Library)
Responsibility: translated from the Greek, with notes and observations, and some account of the life, writings and character of the author by William Smith, A.M. Rector of Trinity in Chester ; [Seven lines of quotation].

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