Remains: a Selection of his Letters, with his Prolusiones Juveniles, with Appendix and Brief Biographical Memoir by R. Tweddell.

TWEDDELL, John.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Mawman
Date Published: 1815

Description: Silhouette frontispiece, 8 copper engravings and 3 maps. Over 650pp. Square 4to, full straight-grained and blind stamped morocco (front hinge loose, internally fine). London: Mawman, 1815. First Edition. Very good.

Comments: Tribute to an almost uniquely enthusiastic classical scholar who died in Greece in 1799 at the age of 30. Byron was instrumental in erecting a memorial to him. Includes a full account of the mysterious disappearance of Tweddell's journals, mss. collections, drawings, etc., which had been entrusted to Lord Elgin.

Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 35345


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