Quae Supersunt. Recensuit, notasque suas atque animadversiones adjecit Joannes Toupius. Accedunt emendationes Davidis Ruhnkenii. Editio tertia.

  • Longinus
  • Oxonii [Oxford]: E Typographeo Clarendoniano 1806

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Description

8vo, pp. [iv], 445, [1]. Later vellum boards, spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. Somewhat browned and foxed. Binding a little scratched and browned, front joint neatly reglued and the hinge relined. Bookseller’s label of Galloway & Porter to front pastedown, ownership inscription of C.D.M. Costa to front flyleaf.

Notes

The third edition of Longinus as edited by Jonathan Toup (1713-1785), first published in 1778, which 'made this outstanding essay of ancient literary criticism far more accessible than it had been hitherto' and inspired Porson to take up the study of Greek (ODNB).

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