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PORPHYRY, (c. 234--c. 305)
[Selections. English. 1823]
Select works of Porphyry; containing his four books on abstinence from animal food; his treatise on the Homeric cave of the nymphs; and his auxiliaries to the perception of intelligible natures. Translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor. With an appendix, explaining the allegory of the wandering of Ulysses. By the translator.
London: printed for Thomas Rodd, 1823.
xx, 271, [1] p. ; 21.7 cm. (8º)

Imprint from verso of title-page 'Printed by J. Moyes'. Thomas Taylor, a Platonist philosopher and translator, had been assistant secretary to the Society of Arts from 1797 to 1806.

Copy Notes Bought from J. Taylor for 10s. 6d., 6 June 1823. (Archives 7/C/25/2 Books).

Binding C19th calf, thick-thin gilt-ruled borders, thin-thick-thin gilt-ruled spine, brown morocco spine-label, marbled edges to match the endpapers. Bound by Hood & McCullock for 3s. 6d., 13 August 1827. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.14).

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