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

By: JONES, SIR WILLIAM

Price: $470.00

Publisher: LONDON, W. BOWYER & J. NICHOLS: 1777

Edition: 2ND EDITION

Seller ID: I238937


CHIPPING ALONG SPINE & AT REAR CORNER. LIGHT FOXING TO PAGES. PREV. OWNER BOOKPLATE INSIDE. BINDING FIRM & TEXT CLEAN. Keyword(s): RARE, SCARCE, ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS, POETRY, LANGUAGE, EPIC POEMS, LITERATURE. 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 ... View more info