Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: with Notes on the Translation and on the Original; and Two dissertations on Poetical and Musical Imitation. The Second Edition in Two Volumes. Vol. I & II

By: Twining, Thomas; Twining, Daniel.

Price: $250.00

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


xxxii, 344 pp + [4] 499 [1] pp. Two volumes, complete, library bound in dark grey-green buckram with gilt to the spines. Half title in first volume, OCLC 52438603. Spine tips have a bit of wear but bindings generally handsome, interior normal library marks including pockets. Renewed endpapers and both free front endpapers are cracking at gutter. Vol. I half title has old tape repair, title page has some short tears, and chipping at edges, some foxing throughout but otherwise clean. Vol. II is missing half title, free endpapers are cracking at gutter, title page has old stain in the margin along with library marks, last page of index has corner chipped off. A bit fragile but still whole, bindings presentable if utilitarian, still quite usable. This is the 2nd edition which was prepared by Daniel Twining. Thomas Twining was an English classics scholar, grandson of the tea merchant, His reputation as a scholar was made with this translation of Artistotle's Poetics. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Title: Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: with Notes on the Translation and on the Original; and Two dissertations on Poetical and Musical Imitation. The Second Edition in Two Volumes. Vol. I & II

Author Name: Twining, Thomas; Twining, Daniel.

Categories: Literature,Poetry,Drama, Classics,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, Luke Hansard & Sons: 1812

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 004536

Keywords: Poetics; Aristotle; Greek Literature,