The lives, opinions, and remarkable sayings of the most famous ancient philosophers / written in Greek, by Diogenes Laertius ; to which are added, the lives of several other philosophers, written by Eunapius of Sardis ; made English by several hands.

By: Diogenes Laertius
Contributor(s): Eunapius, ca. 345-ca. 420 | Witt, George, 1804-1869 [former owner.]
Publisher: London : Printed for R. Bentley, in Covent-Garden; W. Hensman in Westminster Hall J. Taylor, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and T. Chapman, in the Pall Mell, 1696.Description: 2 vol. : port. ; 18 cm.Other title: Lives of ancient philosophers [Spine title]Uniform titles: Lives, teachings, and sayings of famous philosophers. English Subject(s): Philosophers, Ancient -- Early works to 1800 | Philosophy, Ancient -- Early works to 1800Ownership: From the library of George Witt, 1804-1869
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare WITT 82 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001412
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare WITT 81 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001411
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Pagination: v.1 ([30], 589 p.); v.2 ([5], 460 p.).

Volume 2 has separate dated title page, pagination and register.

Title and imprint within doubled lined border; catchwords, signatures. Author's engraved portrait (v.2).

With: "A continuation of Diogenes Laertius: wherein is contain'd the lives of several others of the ancient philosophers. Written in Greek by Eunapius of Sardis. Translated from the Greek, by E. Smith, M.A. London, Printed in the year 1696" (prined on leaf V5r of vol.2)

Wing (2nd ed., 1994), D1517

ESTC, R014348

From the library of George Witt, 1804-1869. UkLoBM