Georgii Buchanani paraphrasis psalmorum Davidis Poetica. George Buchanan.
Georgii Buchanani paraphrasis psalmorum Davidis Poetica

Georgii Buchanani paraphrasis psalmorum Davidis Poetica

Glasguae: excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis academiae typographi, 1765. Foolscap 8vo, pp. [4], 250, [2]; contemporary calf recently rebacked to style, red morocco label on spine, edges stained red; endpapers renewed, boards rubbed and bumped; a good, sound copy. Buchanan was considered the greatest Latin writer of 16th-century Europe, with Samuel Johnson calling him, "the only man of genius his country ever produced." His Latin Psalms, completed mostly while in prison for Lutheran practices, was said to transcend mere translation. Gaskell 438. Item #48951

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