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* This Work was put to press early in 1823, within which year the first volume was printed and the whole of my MS. completed, which has since that period, with the exception of a few alterations and additions, remained untouched:-had the Work been published in 1824, as I desired, I might as a MINOR have had some claim on the indulgence of the Public.—I take this opportunity of returning my thanks to my (London) Printer for his anxious solicitude in expediting the completion of this Work.
has been creeping through the press, it is feared that a few of the more recent Editions printed abroad may have been omitted. Among the works which are considered by some as forming a part of a Classical Library the Writers on the Sciences and Authors of Works of Romance are generally found; but of these no notice has been taken, as they scarcely seem to belong to that Class of elegant Literature to which these Volumes are especially devoted.
RECENT CRITICAL EDITIONS OF
THE GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS,
MOST IMPORTANT COMMENTARIES,
EITHER OMITTED BY MR. MOSS, OR WHICH HAVE APPEARED SINCE THE
*The Prices of the Editions printed in Germany are calculated at the rate of Five Shillings to the Rix-Dollar.-It has not, in general, been deemed necessary to cite the varieties of fine und vellum paper copies, because it may be taken as a rule, that all the principal German editions are printed on three kinds of paper, of which the second in quality, called charta scriptoria, is usually published at a third or fourth more than the common, and the best or charta velina (i. e. membranacea,) at about double.
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Varia Historia, Gr. et. Gall. a Dacierio, 8vo. 15s
Gott. 1811 Paris. 1827
de Natura Animalium, Gr. ad opt. MSS. constituit, curas Schneideri, Gronovii, suasque annot. adjecit F. Jacobs, 2 vols. 8vo. Editio opt. crit. c. comm. egreg. 21. 28 Eschines (Rhetor.) Gr. ad fidem Cod. MSS. recognovit, animadv. illustravit J. H. Bremius, 2 vols. 8vo. Editio opt. crit. 12s 6d et Lysias, Bremii, see Bibliotheca Græca Oratio in Ctesiphontem, Gr. rec. Wunderlich, 8vo. 3s 6d see Demosthenes and Oratores Græci.
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