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HYDE, Thomas. [Works]. Syntagma dissertationum: quas olim... Thomas Hyde separatim edidit; accesserunt nonnulla eiusdem opuscula hactenus inedita... Edited by Gregory Sharpe. Oxford: Clarendon, 1767.
2 volumes, 4o (256 x 204 mm). Engraved folding portrait frontispiece, engraved folding coat-of-arms, 3 engraved plates (2 folding), 14 engraved tables (12 folding), engraved folding map and illustrations in text. (Some browning.) Contemporary blind tooled vellum, spines gilt lettered. Provenance: Marchionis Salsae (bookplate); armorial bookplate.
First collected edition, published posthumously. Includes Hyde's published works (with the exception of the Historia religionis veterum Persarum) and unpublished manuscripts. Hyde (1636-1703) was the foremost English Orientalist of his time. (2)
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