Dionysus Longinus on the sublime. Translated from the Greek, with notes and observations; and some account of the life, writings, and character of the author.

Dublin: William Sleater, 1792. 8vo. 224, [2] pp. Late eighteenth century mottled calf, edges stained green. Front hinge cracked, front paste-down lacking. Ownership inscription on title crossed out, two leaves of paper pasted over fly-leaf, hiding ownership inscription (Robert Ashworth, Merrion Square, Dublin, AD 1796). Item #11042

Fifth edition. Includes Smith's account of the life, writings and character of Longinus. William Smith (1711-87), editor and translator, was also known as "Thucydides' Smith," is best remembered for two books, his translation of Thucydides and this translation of Longinus.

Price: $200.00

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