The mystery of rhetorick unveil'd : wherein above 130 of the tropes and figures are severally derived from the Greek into English, together with lively definitions and variety of Latin, English, Scriptual, examples pertinent to each of them apart. Eminently delightful and profitable for young scholars, and others of all sorts, enabling them to discern and imitate the elegancy in any author they read, &c /

by John Smith, Gent

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, John, Gent.
Other Authors: Sergeant, John, 1622-1707.
Associated Name: Clavell, Robert, -1711 (Bookseller)
Uniform Title:Mysterie of rhetorique unvail'd
Format: Book
Ancient Greek
Published: London : Printed for Robert Clavell, at the Peacock in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1683.
Former Owner/Donor:Newton, Isaac
Physical Description:[31], 244 [i.e. 234], [6] p. ; 18 cm (8vo)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:Half-title page reads: A companion for the ingenious.
In the title the words Latin, English, Scriptural are in braces.
Pages 97-106 omitted in numbering; pages misnumbered 198 for 189, 2 4 for 241.
Includes index.
First published in 1656 with title "The mysterie of rhetorique unvail'd".
"Wrongly attributed to John Sergeant by Wing and others" - NUC pre-1956 imprints. [ESTC note]
Citation / References note:Wing (2nd ed.), S4116E
ESTC, R218704
Immediate source of acquisition note:Donation; Pilgrim Trust; 1943.
Ownership and custodial history note:From the library of Isaac Newton. A few signs of dog-earing.
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