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Lot 152/0210

Estimate: €200-300

Association Copy
Smith (Wm.) Rector of Trinity in Chester.
Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime, Trans. from the Greek, 12mo D. (Wm. Sleater) 1792. Full cont. calf, mor. label.
* Inscribed on front paste down, ‘William Charles Wyse from T.P.,’ William Charles Wyse’s copy. He was son of Sir Thomas Wyse & his wife Latizia Bonaporte, niece of the Emperor of France. He was a poet and scholar. He supported Repeal of the Union, and was disowned by his father, a Catholic but a convinced Unionist. he was a friend of T.P. O’Connor [‘from T.P.], the journalist and Irish Party M.P. Scarce. Copac Records only two copies of this Dublin edition. (1)

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