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Title: AUGUSTI LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM Libri Quinque. Publii Syri et Aliorum Veterum Sententiae. Recensuit et Notas Addidit Richardus Bentleius.
Description: Cantabrigiae: Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. 1st Ed. Sm. 4to. [viii] + 87pp. Copper engraved frontis. sculp B. Baron. Latin text. Signature A browned to head and with sm. closed tear, marbled, contemporary mottled calf boards with gilt tooled edges, minor loss to corners, some fading to edges, rebacked in modern calf with gilt motifs and tooling with gilt lettering to spine. ¶ Aesops Fables Latin. Edited by Richard Bentley. ESTC N38784 ‘Aesop’s fables. Latin. Also issued as part of: ’Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, ..’ Cantabrigiae, 1726.’ 1st-century CE Roman fabulist and the first versifier of a collection of Aesop's fables into Latin. Inscribed in beautiful and legible script ‘Jo Brown Universitatis Glasguensis Alumnus Elegantiorus ingenii dotes Diligentia gnavitas excolens Hoc prienuum in hunc usum A Pratribus Goergii Muirhead quondam L.H.P. In hac Universitate legatis Publice Tulit. Guyil Richardson L.H.P. ... 1794.’ Presumably William Richardson (1743–1814), literary scholar and Professor of Humanity at Glasgow.


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