Bellum Catilinarium et Jugurthinum, cum versione libera.

Sallust.

Bellum Catilinarium et Jugurthinum, cum versione libera.

...I.E. The History of the Wars of Catiline and Jugurtha, by Sallust. With a free translation... by John Clarke, of Hull.

Description: some browning, foxing, and minor staining, a few small wax-marks and slight abrasions to blank area of title-page, pp. xxvi, [3]-226, [2], 8vo, contemporary sheep, joints and edges repaired, front flyleaf excised, gift inscription dated 1841 to front pastedown, ownership inscription of the same era to rear flyleaf, good

Publication Details: Glocester [sic]: Printed by R. Raikes, 1789

Notes: A scarce provincial printing of Clarke's school edition of Sallust, originally published in 1734. John Clarke (1687-1734) was master of Hull Grammar School, and sought to reform the teaching of Latin through a number of books and editions of classical authors. The printer of this edition, Richard Raikes (1736-1811), was Clarke's nephew (the son of his wife's brother, another printer named Richard, who was instrumental in the history of printing in Gloucester) and himself became a notable promoter of Sunday schools. ESTC locates only 4 copies of this edition, the BL only in the UK, plus McMaste...more

Bibliography: (ESTC T131424)

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Price: £200

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1789

Stock Number: 53842

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