[Portrait of Joshua Barnes]Vera Effigies Joshuae Barnes S.T.B. [...]
Line engraving, small margins on 3 sides; platemark 295 x 190mm (11½ x 7½"). Glued at corners to backing sheet.
Joshua Barnes (1654-1712), Greek scholar and antiquary. In 1679 his 'History of Esther' rendered the Book of Esther in Homeric hexameters, complete with commentary in Greek. He later turned to English history with a book on Edward III
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