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CRUSIUS, Lewis (1701--1775)
The lives of the Roman poets. Containing a critical and historical account of them and their writings, with large quotations of their most celebrated passages, ... To which is added, a chronological table, ... shewing the times when they flourished and published their works, and exhibiting the more remarkable events coincident with them. Together with an introduction concerning the origin and progress of poetry in general; and an essay on dramatic poetry in particular. By L. Crusius, ... The third edition. In two volumes. ...
London: printed for W. Innys and J. Richardson, J. Clarke, R. Manby, C. Bathurst, and H. Shute Cox, 1753.
2 vols ; 16.8 cm. (12º)
I: [10], xxxvi, 296, [10] p.
II: [4], 329, [15] p.

First published 1726--32. The author was a headmaster at Charterhouse. This is his only printed work. ESTC t134573.

Copy Notes Front pastedown of vol. I inscribed in ink by Soane 0/4/0 Lumley and in pencil 2 vols 4/- and the number 581. Bought from Edward Lumley for 4s., 27 May 1829. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.26).

Binding C18th sprinkled sheep, gilt-ruled spines, red morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 656


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