Philosoph (1742-1798). Autograph quotation signed. Leipzig. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.
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A three-line Greek quotation from Demosthenes' famous oration "On the Crown": "It behoves the brave to set their hands to every noble enterprise, bearing before them the buckler of hope, and to endure gallantly whatever fate God may allot" (transl.). - On the reverse is an entry by the philosopher Samuel Christian Hollmann (1696-1787): a quotation from Seneca "Vita sine litteris mors est, et hominis vivi sepultura" (dated 13 May 1771). - Slight waterstain in upper corner.