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POESEOS ASIATICĆ COMMENTARIORUM
Jones, Gulielmo.

POESEOS ASIATICĆ COMMENTARIORUM

Libri Sex, Cum Appendice; Subjicitur Limon, Seu Miscellaneorum Liber: London E. Typographeo Richardsoniano, ... T. Cadell 1774.
1st Ed. [iv] + xxxi + 542pp. + [i] Errata. 3 engraved plates. Latin, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, and Persian text. Some light browning, with the signature of Robert Travers A.M. to t.p., new e.ps., rebound in speckled calf, gilt ruling and gilt lettered title label to spine. ESTC T11797 ’With a final errata leaf.’ Lowndes 1229 ‘One of the most classical performances extant.’ Oxford History of English Literature VIII pp.198-99. ‘... and perhaps no single person did more to enlarge the scope of the historical imagination in this period than Sir William Jones. His pioneer work on Sanskrit was of crucial significance in developing the comparative study of languages ...’
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