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WESTON, Stephen. Extracts from a Journal in the Months of June, July, August, and September, in the Year 1819.
London : 1820First and only edition. Stephen Weston, (1747-1830), antiquary, classical scholar, and minor Shakespearian. Educated Eton, and Exeter College, Oxford. "Weston accompanied Sir Charles Warwick Bampfylde of Devon as his tutor in a long tour of the continent. As a result of this tour he conceived a passion for travel and a particular love for France and,... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 139891
WESTON, Stephen. Evraq-i Perishan [Title in Persian]. Moral Aphorisms in Arabic, and a Persian Commentary in Verse,
London : 1805First 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
WESTON, Stephen. The Praise of Paris:
London : 1803First 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
WESTON, Stephen. A specimen of the conformity of the European languages, particularly the English with the Oriental languages, especially the Persian;
London : 1802First 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