W. White's Catalogue

Paperback | September 1, 2009

byW. White

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844. Excerpt: ... Macpherson to give him translations of some of the pieces, and he shewed them to Dr. Blair and David Hume, who were much struck with their wild beauty and originality. A publication soon took place; Macpherson travelled over Skye and other Islands, in quest of more, and in two years the fame of Ossian was over all Europe, and his translator was richer by 2,000/. than when he journeyed to Moffat, little dreaming of the scene that was to open to him with Mr. Graham of Balgowan." 1075 OTTLEY'S INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN AND Early History of Engraving upon Copper and in Wood; with an Account of the Engravers and their works, from the Invention of Chalcography by Maso Finiguerra to the time of Marc Antonio Raimondi, illustrated with numerous facsimiles of ancient, rare, and curious engravings, 2 vols. 4to., calf extra, marble leaves, 31. 10s. (published at 91. 9s.) Lond. 1816 "Mr. Ottley is the first among us who has treated of the early art of Engraving in a manner which it deserves to be treated; and the embellishments which he has introduced are equally distinguished for their felicity and fidelity."--Dibdin's Decameron. 1076 PALEY'S WORKS; And An Account Of The Life and Writings of the Author, by the Rev. Edmund Paley, portrait, best edition, 4 vols. 8vo., calf elegant, 21. 5s Lond. 1838 "Paley's works have done more for the moral improvement of mankind than perhaps the writings of any other man that ever existed. The doctrines laid down and established by this wise and able writer may be considered as the principal of moral philosophy."--The Right Hon. W. Windham. 1077 PALEY'S NATURAL THEOLOGY, With Illustrations and Dissertations by Lord Brougham and Sir Charles Bell, 5 vols. 8vo., calf elegant, 11. 14s. (published at 31. 3s.).. Lond. 1839 "It is with feeli...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844. Excerpt: ... Macpherson to give him translations of some of the pieces, and he shewed them to Dr. Blair and David Hume, who were much struc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.24 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217955649

ISBN - 13:9780217955645

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