1 edition of An introduction to the knowledge of rare and valuable editions of the Greek and Roman Classics found in the catalog.
|Statement||by T. F. Dibdin|
|Contributions||Feild, J. (Inscriber), Royal College of Physicians of London|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 64 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||64|
Of the remaining two-thirds, European imprints form a clear majority. And there are areas where European items are especially strong; for example, about 50 percent of the Library's rare books are of European origin. The Library's most valuable book collection, the incunabula, printed with movable type before , is almost exclusively European. In the long history of philosophy and literature, few have been so widely read and admired as the great thinkers of Greece and Rome. For modern audiences, this eBook bundle—which collects the Modern Library editions of three classics: Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, Selected Dialogues of Plato, and The Basic Works of Aristotle—is the perfect introduction to the foundation of modern knowledge.
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An introduction to the knowledge of rare and valuable editions of the Greek and Roman classics: being, in part, a tabulated arrangement from Dr.
Harwood's View, &c.: with notes from Mattaire, De Bure, Dictionnaire bibliographique, and references to ancient and modern catalogues.
An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics, Vol. 2: Together with an Account of Polyglot Bibles, Polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Greek Testaments; The Greek Fathers, and the Latin Fath by.
An introduction to the knowledge of rare and valuable editions of the Greek and Roman classics. The Director; a weekly literary journal.
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