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    WESTON, Stephen. A specimen of the conformity of the European languages, particularly the English with the Oriental languages, especially the Persian;

    London : 1802

    First edition of this volume concerning etymological affinity between Arabic, Persian and English. Weston (1747-1830), antiquary and classical scholar, a man of "widespread learning" (ODNB), was later criticised for his attempt to account for Arabic and Persian words in English, noting some artificial resemblances and confusing Semitic and Indo-European... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 114948

  2. The Praise of Paris:
    WESTON, Stephen. The Praise of Paris:

    London : 1803

    First edition. Weston (1747-1830) was an antiquarian and classical scholar who wrote some fifty books, including various editions of Persian poetry, commentaries on Shakespeare, and several studies of classical architecture; notably he produced the first English translation of the Rosetta Stone, presented verbally at a Society of Antiquaries meeting... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 111913

  3. 110194
    WESTON, Stephen. Evraq-i Perishan [Title in Persian]. Moral Aphorisms in Arabic, and a Persian Commentary in Verse,

    London : 1805

    First and only edition of this commercially very scarce work translated from a 16th-century manuscript and once identified as a formative influence on the oriental yearnings of the young Lord Byron, a thesis which has since proved controversial as no explicit reference to the text has yet been identified in Byron's writings (Cochran, ed., Byron and... Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 110194

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