Olympia Morata, Her Times, Life and Writings, Arranged from Contemporary and Other Authorities. Third Edition.

  • [Smyth, Amelia Gillespie]
  • London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1836


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8vo, pp. xvi, 303, [9] + frontispiece and 2 plates. Contemporary patterned purple cloth, spine lettered and blocked in gilt. Plates dampmarked. Spine somewhat sunned, extremities bumped and a little worn.


This biography of Italian classical scholar Olympia Morata (1526-1555) is sometimes attributed to Caroline Anne Southey. It was first published in 1834, and carries an advertisement for the second printing of Smyth's 'Probation and Other Tales' to the verso of the half-title.

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