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SENECA, Lucius Annaeus (ca. 4 B.C.--A.D. 65)
[Epistulae morales ad Lucilium. English. 1786]
The epistles of Lucius Annæus Seneca; with large annotations, wherein, particularly, the tenets of the antient philosophers are contrasted with the divine precepts of the Gospel, with regard to the moral duties of mankind. In two volumes. By Thomas Morell, D.D. ...
London: printed by W. Woodfall; and sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1786.
2 vols ; 28.2 cm. (4º)
I: [4], xix, [1], 308 p.
II: [4], 368 p.

Another issue has a full stop after Seneca in the title. One hundred and twenty-four letters or essays on moral issues, illustrating Seneca's Stoic philosophy. The translator and classical scholar Thomas Morell was also a librettist for Handel. ESTC t100868.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 16s., 8 July 1807. (Spiers Box). With Boone's pencil codes and inscriptions on the front free-endpaper: the 2 vols bound in one / =16s=.

Binding C18th half diced russia calf, gilt-ruled borders and spine, marbled-paper boards. Two volumes bound in one.

Reference Number 1268


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