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URQUHART, D. H. Commentaries On Classical Learning. , Cadell and Davies 1803.

First Edition, contemporary polished tree calf elegantly gilt, morocco label. Roy.8vo, c.pp550, upper hinge just cracking at head, endpapers & prelims bit spotted. Handsomely bound : text generally clean & bright. Excellent copy. History of Greek & Roman literature by the prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral. With separate sections on Greek & Roman epic; lyric; tragedy & comedy; pastoral; oratory; satire etc etc. The political subtext propounds the study of the classics as a defence for religion & society against the ravages of anarchists & revolutionaries [aka* the French]. Urquhart's only book : uncommon. (Book ref. 5011 )  £ 175.00

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