A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ... Books: In All Departments of Literature ... with Biographical Anecdotes ... the Whole of the Fourth Edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the Classics, with Innumerable Additions and Amendments. To which are Added, an Essay on Bibliography ... and an Account of the Best English Translation of Each Greek and Latin Classic ...

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Страница 189 - The uniformity of the copies increased the wonder; informations were given to the police against him as a magician ; his lodgings were searched, and a great number of copies being found, they were seized : the red ink, with which they were embellished, was said to be his blood : it was seriously adjudged that he was in league with the devil ; and if he had not fled...
Страница 259 - An Advertisement to the Subscribers and others, unto whom any Copies of the first Volume of the BIBLE shall be delivered Though for their security and private use, they may have their Copies in their own possession till all be finished, yet they are to take notice that the Prefaces and some other things which belong to the first Volume cannot be Printed till the whole Work be done, because in the Prefaces referring to the whole, must accompt be given of all things which...
Страница 189 - Informations were given in to the police against him as a magician : his lodgings were searched ; and a great number of copies being found, they were seized. The red ink with which they •were embellished was said to be his blood.
Страница 144 - This edition has as much literary merit as any of the Dutch editions of the classics in 4to. The notes of other critics are selected with judgment, and the explanatory remarks of Gronovius must give every scholar the most exalted idea of his singular erudition.
Страница 242 - ... copies to be printed of it ; and promised in his Preface to proceed with the other parts of the Bible. But he was miserably disappointed : every one applauded the work ; but few proceeded farther ; and scarce a fourth part of his number was sold. Besides the 2000 copies, he had also printed 50 upon vellum, which he presented to every crowned head, whether Christian or Infidel.
Страница 264 - Lexicon, was peculiarly calculated. The sixth volume is composed of various readings and critical remarks on all the preceding versions, and concludes with an explanation of all the proper names, both Hebrew and Greek, in the Old and New Testaments. The characters used for the several oriental versions are clear and good ; the Hebrew is rather tho worst.
Страница 188 - Faustus," handed down* to the present time. At about 1480 he associated withJohn of Guttenburg ; their types were cut in wood, and fixed, not moveable as at present. Having printed off a considerable number of copies of the Bible, to imitate those which were commonly sold in manuscript,.
Страница 242 - Chaldaic, and Greek, with • the Latin Versions, Glosses, and Scholia, which last made the eighth column, in folio. The Arabic * was the first that ever was printed : and this the first piece of the Bible that ever appeared in so many languages "f-. In 1518, John Potken published the Psalter, in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and...
Страница 189 - As he sold his printed copies for sixty crowns, •while the scribes demanded five hundred, this created universal astonishment : but when he produced copies as fast as they were •wanted, and lowered the price to thirty crowns, all Paris was agitated. The uniformity of the copies increased the wonder. Informations were given...
Страница 262 - The third volume comprehends all the poetic and prophetic books, from Job to Malachi, in the same languages as before, only that there is an Ethiopic version of the Book of Psalms...