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BLAGDON, Francis William (1778--1819)
A new dictionary of classical quotations, on an improved plan: accompanied by corresponding paraphrases, or translations, from the works of celebrated British poets. By F.W. Blagdon, ...
London: printed for Robert Stodart; and Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1819.
xi, [1], 336 p. ; 16.4 cm. (8º)

According to a prospectus and specimen issued by Blagdon, publication had originally been intended for autumn 1811, but ill health prevented this and the manuscript was eventually revised and printed in 1819 (see preface, p. xi).

Binding C19th polished calf, gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt double-ruled spine, green morocco spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 2s., 3 November 1829. (Archives 7/10/19 book binding).

Reference Number 850


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