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THE WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK, BY SEVERAL EMINENT HANDS;   The First Volume by  John Dryden - First Edition - 1711 - from Blackbird Bookshop (SKU: 6309)

THE WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK, BY SEVERAL EMINENT HANDS; The First Volume

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THE WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK, BY SEVERAL EMINENT HANDS; The First Volume

by Dryden, John

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Very Good; This is the first volume of a four-volume set. Important for containing Dryden's Life of Lucian. With an engravi
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London: Sam Briscoe. Very Good; This is the first volume of a four-volume set. Important for . containing Dryden's Life of Lucian. With an engraving of the bust of . Lucian by W. Faithorne facing engraved title page. (MacDonald 141) . Repaired shallow chip to first page ; negligible foxing. Rebound in . quarter-leather with marbled-paper boards.. 1711. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian satirist and rhetorician best known for his extensive use of sarcasm in ridiculing superstition, religious practices, and belief in the paranormal. Lucian's works had a major impact on Western literature and inspired such writers as Thomas Moore, Shakespeare, Francois Rabelais, and Jonathan Swift. John Dryden was an English poet, translator, and playwright appointed England's first Poet Laureate in 1668. He dominated English literature in Restoration England to such an extent that the period became known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. .

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bookseller
Blackbird Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
6309
Title
THE WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK, BY SEVERAL EMINENT HANDS; The First Volume
Author
Dryden, John
Format/binding
Quarter Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good; This is the first volume of a four-volume set. Important for containing Dryden's Life of Lucian. With an engravi
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sam Briscoe
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1711
Keywords
JOHN DRYDEN, LUCIAN, TRANSLATIONS, GREEK
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