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Author Name:     JONES, SIR WILLIAM

Title:     POEMS, CONSISTING CHIEFLY OF TRANSLATIONS FROM THE ASIATICK LANGUAGES, TO WHICH ARE ADDED TWO ESSAYS...

Binding:     Hardcover.

Book Condition:     G+ IN MARBLED CALF LEATHER. ARCHIVAL REPAIR TO SPINE. Pages: 208. Item #I238937.

Edition:     2ND EDITION

Publisher:     LONDON   W. BOWYER & J. NICHOLS   1777

Seller ID:     I238937 


 

Poems, Consisting Chiefly of Translations from the Asiatick Languages. To Which are Added      Two Essays;

I.            On the Poetry of the Eastern Nations.

II.          II. On the Arts, commonly called Imitative.

By Sir William Jones

Published 1777

by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols

 

Sir William Jones was a renowned British scholar of Asia and linguistics, fluent in many languages, and founder of the Asiatic Society of Bengal  He was also a supporter of the American Revolution, and a friend of Benjamin Franklin. 

These are his translations of poems from Arabian, Turkish, Persian and other languages, by such poets as Petrarch and Hafiz.   208 pages

 

Bound in marbled calf leather.  Archival repair to spine:  spine & binding firm, with large spine fragment reattached.  Boards lightly edgeworn with 1” chip to  leather at  rear corner & chipping along spine.  Pages clean but  for minor foxing.  Lovely feather grain to leather, both front & rear,  preserved with conservator’s dressing.  Bookplate inside of Squier Calthrop  (1746-1827,  a “Gentleman of Boston.”)

 

RARE                                 $470.00                I238937



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