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MIDDLETON, Conyers (1683--1750)
[The history of the life of Marcus Tullius Cicero. 1741. 2nd ed.]
The history of the life of Marcus Tullius Cicero. By Conyers Middleton, D.D. ... Vol. I (--III). The second edition.
London: printed for W. Innys, and R. Manby, 1741.
3 vols ; 20.1 cm. (8º)
I: xl, 423, [1] p. : [1] engr. port.
II: [2], 438 p.
III: [4], 380, xl p.

With an additional title-page in vol. I, including an engraved vignette portrait of Cicero. With publishers' advertisements on the final page of vol. I and facing the title-page of vol. III. The Cambridge classicist Conyers Middleton was the occasional adversary of his colleague Richard Bentley (1662--1742). This biographical and critical study of Cicero, first published in 1741 (q.v.) is his best-known work. ESTC t125479.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 15s. on 23 June 1808. (Spiers Box). Volume I front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil in Boone's hand best printed Edition / 3 Vols -15s= and with Boone's codes; an earlier hieroglyph in ink.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, faded red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 860


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