Censura Literaria; Containing Titles, Abstracts and Opinions of Old English Books with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Literary Antiquities Volume 8

Censura Literaria; Containing Titles, Abstracts and Opinions of Old English Books with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Literary Antiquities Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...assiduity. Such was He, Who after having shone, Unrivalled at the Bar, Was in ambiguous times, Called up to share The highest honours of the State, And grace the exalted seat In which, erewhile, his noble sire sat. But oh!' How deep the sigh! Here Heaven clos'd the temporary scene; And snatch'd her favourite to celestial honours, The 20th day of Jan. 1770, In the 48th year of his age." Art. XVII. Report of Sales of Books for March and April 1808. N. nr. Persian and Arabic Manuscripts, the property of Jonathan Scott, LL.D. Private Secretary to Warren Hastings, Esq. and late Oriental Professor of the East India College at Hertford, by Messrs. Leigh and Sotheby; March 5; lots 136, vols. 166.' Gent. Mag. Vol. XL. p. 60.. Library Library of a Nobleman deceased (the late Marquis Townshend) by Messrs. King and Lochee; five days, March 7-11; lots 1287, vols. 2840. Library of Sir James Winter Lake, Bart. F.A.S. &c. by Mr. Stewart; fifteen days, March 7-23; lots 3123, vols. 600. Library of Daniel Mumford, Esq. of Greville-street, Hatton Garden, Mmber of the New Musical Fund, by Messrs Leigh and Sotheby; four days, March 14-17; lots 856, vol. 1280. Miscellaneous collection by Messrs. King and Lochee; three days, March 31-April 2; lots 802, vols. 1540. Miscellaneous collection by Mr. King, Jun.; three days, March 31-April 2; lots 615, vols. 1440. Bijoux Italien et Francois. Portion of the singularly elegant library late the property of a very distinguished amateur, (Robert Heathco'te, Esq.) and a few duplicates belonging to the present possessor (John Dent, Esq. M.P.) by Messrs. Leigh and Sotheby; six days, April 4-9; lots 862, yols. 1540. Library of the late Rev. 1 homas Taylor, LL.D. Archdeacon of Chichester, Rector of Wotton and...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236959825
  • 9781236959829