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FARNABY, Thomas (1575?--1647)
[Index rhetoricus. Selections. 1737]
Troposchematología maximam partem ex Indice rhetorico Farnabii deprompta: additis insuper anglicanis exemplis. In usum Scholæ Regiæ Grammaticalis apud S. Edmundi Burgum. Editio decima tertie, [sic] prioribus multùm emendatior reddita. Adjecta sunt Adagia miscellanea.
Londini impensis J. Walthoe, sen. R. Wilkin, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth & C. Hitch, J. & J. Bonwicke, R. Robinson, R. Gosling, W. Innys & R. Manby, R. Ware, B. Motte & C. Bathurst, J. & P. Knapton, J. Walthoe, jun. A. Ward, S. Birt, T. Ward, D. Browne, E. Wicksteed, M. Downing, & H. Knaplock, 1737.
28, [4] p. ; 19.3 cm. (8º)

The first word is transliterated from Greek. First edition 1652. A compilation of extracts, attributed to Thomas Stephens, from Thomas Farnaby's successful Index rhetoricus, first published in 1625. At foot of imprint: 'Pretium Quatuor Denarii'. With a final advertisement leaf for the assigns of E. Meredith. ESTC t121774.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with two other contemporary brief texts on rhetoric by John Milner (q.v.) and John Stirling (q.v.). Free-endpapers at beginning and end used for intensive MSS. listing of 'Derivationes' in Greek and Latin in two columns; final column blank on end leaf.

Binding C18th calf, blind double-ruled borders with additional blind roll-tool parallel to spine, red morocco spine-label, spine title: 'Rhetorick'.

Reference Number 623


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