[transliterated from the Greek:] Metrika tina.

[Huntingford (George Isaac)]

[transliterated from the Greek:] Metrika tina.

Description: ONE OF ONLY 25 COPIES PRINTED, parallel Greek and Latin text. a little browned, frail at the edges, first and last leaves loose, pp. 23, 4to, disbound, stamp of the Mercantile Library Philadelphia on title and on p. 5, 1 erratum (in the Greek) corrected in MS

Publication Details: J. Nichols, 1781

Notes: Huntingford was warden of Winchester College (his reputation among Wykehamists was 'a lickspittle to the great and a bully to the young, a pedant, a liar and a cheat', see ODNB), and bishop of Hereford. His A Short Introduction to the Writing of Greek (1778) became Winchester's preferred textbook for sixty years. ESTC records 3 copies in the UK, and 2 in the US, LoC, and Yale.

Bibliography: (ESTC T39327)

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Price: £550

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1781

Stock Number: 67625

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