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Guide to the Arthur Sanders Way's English verse translation of Lucretius' "De rerum natura", n.d.
Special Collections M0283  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Arthur Sanders Way's English verse translation of Lucretius' "De rerum natura",
    Date (inclusive): n.d.
    Collection number: Special Collections M0283
    Creator: Way, Arthur Sanders, 1847-1930
    Extent: N/A
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Provenance

    Previously owned by Russel M. Greer. Purchased by Stanford, 1987.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Arthur Sanders Way's English verse translation of Lucretius' "De rerum natura", M0283, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography

    English language translator of the classics; produced verse translations of nearly the entire Greek and Latin poetic corpus. At his death he left behind several unpublished works which were issued posthumously, this being one.

    Scope and Content

    Apparently the typesetter's copy for the Wessex Press edition of 1933 (published by Macmillan and Co., Ltd., London).