first edition Hardcover
1619 · London
by Aristotle; Theodore Goulston
London: Edward Griffon, 1619. Book. Good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). [vi] pages, 1-239 pages,  blank page, [i] tabulae page, [i] blank, [iv] pages. Original full calf binding, very worn with front board detached. Several pages are dirty/soiled, with a stain to the title page. Previous owner's names. Approximately 8.5 inches (page height). Title within fine woodcut border, and full page woodcut arms on verso of title. Enclosed and protected in an attractive clothbound clamshell box with a printed paper spine label. Edited by Theodore Goulston. Goulston is styled by Ant. a Wood "an excellent Latinist and a noted Grecian," and according to Dibdin his version of Aristotle's Rhetoric was the most popular of all 17th century vreions. This is the first printing of Aristotle's Rhetoric in Britain..
(Inventory #: 016801)