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Brutus, or History of Famous Orators: also his Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. Now first translated into English, by E. Jones.

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  • Publication details - London: Printed for B. White
  • Date - 1776

£300

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Description:

FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. vi, 414, [2]. Half-title discarded. Contemporary lightly sprinkled calf, spine divided by raised bands between gilt rules, green morocco label. A little minor spotting. Edges just gently rubbed. Old paper shelfmark label to head of spine, bookplate of William Downes to front pastedown.


Notes:

A plainly-bound but beautifully-preserved copy of the first and only edition of this translation of two Ciceronian treatises on oratory by Edward Jones (fl. 1771-1840), a Welsh author resident in London who also published under the pseudonym 'Ned Môn'.


Bibliography:

ESTC T111288.

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