Delectus Sententiarum Graecarum, usum tironum accommodatus…. William HOWE, junior.
Delectus Sententiarum Graecarum, usum tironum accommodatus…

Delectus Sententiarum Graecarum, usum tironum accommodatus…
Delectus Sententiarum Graecarum, usum tironum accommodatus…

London: Valpy, 1824.

Duodecimo, owner's inscription on title-page and front free endpaper; in original plain roan binding.

Early Australian schoolbook

A charming relic of early Australian education. This classical Greek textbook in its seventh edition, is in its original colonial binding and was originally owned by William Howe, member of a prominent Australian family. It is inscribed in ink "William Howe, King's School Parramatta March 15th 1852". William Howe senior arrived in New South Wales in 1816, and by 1820 was a magistrate. He had eight sons and two daughters.

A charming relic of early Australian education. This classical Greek textbook in its seventh edition, is in its original colonial binding and was originally owned by William Howe, member of a prominent Australian family. It is inscribed in ink "William Howe, King's School Parramatta March 15th 1852". William Howe senior arrived in New South Wales in 1816, and by 1820 was a magistrate. He had eight sons and two daughters.
The King's School was founded in 1832 for the children of the colonial elite. It was customary for the young to receive a classical education that included Latin and Greek, and this text was obviously still in use almost thirty years after publication.

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies     Ref: #4401807

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