The life and philosophy of Epictetus : with The embleme of humane life by Cebes / rendred into English by John Davies of Kidwelly.

Author
Epictetus [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed by T. R. for John Martyn ... , 1670.
Description
[1] leaf, [12], 170, [6] p., [1] folded leaf of plate : 1 folded ill. (etching) ; 15 cm. (8vo)

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Emblem booksEngland17th century [Browse]
Notes
  • Head and tail pieces.
  • "The philosophy of Epictetus" (p. [57]-118) and "The tablet of Cebes or, The embleme of humane life" [Tabula Cebetis] (p. [119]-170) have special half-titles.
  • From the French version of G. Boileau. Cf. pref.; BM
  • Called also the Manual of Epictetus.
  • Errata on last page.
  • Side notes.
  • Princeton copy 1 Ex copy 1 imperfect: plate wanting.
  • Princeton copy 1 Ex copy 1,in quarter calf with marbled sides, is gift of Christian A. Zabriskie.
  • Princeton copy 2 Ex copy 2, in contemporary sheep, rebacked, has bookplate of Arnold Muirhead.
References
Wing E-3152.
Other title(s)
Kebētos Thēbaiou pinax. English. 1670.
OCLC
9365033
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