Epicteti Quæ Supersunt Dissertationes Ab Arriano Collectæ Nec Non Enchiridion et Fragementa Græè et Latinè in Duos Tomos...[ edited by John Upton].

London: Thomae Woodward, 1741. First Upton edition, an influential edition that was the source of the series of Foulis editions from 1747 on. Latin translation printed underneath the Greek text. Binding extremities a bit rubbed and worn. Hinges of both volumes cracked but sound. Crown of spine of Vol. II worn away less than ”, small portion of foot of spine partially worn away. Intermittent very slight browning and light foxing. Minor faint dampstain to lower margins of pp. 237-254 and 303-331 in Vol. I. Light worming to upper margins extending from p. 245 to endpapers of Vol. II with some partial loss of page numbers and partial loss of the occasional letter, but the text still legible. Bookplate of George Proctor Upton (1763-1827), a descendent of John Upton and mayor of Lyme Regis, on front pastedown of both volumes. A very good set Contemporary calf, boards double ruled in gilt, gilt spine in six compartments with red morocco labels lettered in gilt. Edges sprinkled red. Two volumes, quarto. [18], 680; [2], 682-792, (Item ID: 16529)


John Upton (1707-1760) was a Church of England clergyman, an accomplished classical and literary scholar, and the son of James Upton (1671-1749), a schoolmaster (Oxford DNB).

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