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    One of the Earliest Major Works of Greek Scholarship by a Woman

    [Elizabeth Carter, translator and editor]. Epictetus. All the Works of Epictetus. Which Are Now Extant; Consisting of His Discourses, Preserved by Arrian, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments. Translated from the Original Greek by Elizabeth Carter, with an Introduction and Notes, by the Translator. London: Printed by S. Richardson, 1758. First edition. Approximately 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Quarto. [1]-[6], [12, List of Subscribers], [i]-[xlii], 505, [8, index], [4, Appendix], [2, blank] pages. Contemporary full brown calf, covers double-ruled in gilt, spine ruled and tooled in gilt, burgundy gilt morocco lettering label, gilt board edges. Some wear to spine and boards, previous owner's signature and bookplate. A fine copy of this important work.

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