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Abraham John Valpy (abt. 1787 - 1854)

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Abraham John Valpy
Born about in Reading, Berkshire, Englandmap
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Died in London, Englandmap
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Categories: Reading, Berkshire | Publishers | Printers | Famous People of the 18th Century.

Abraham Valpy is Notable.


Abraham was born in 1786. He was the son of Richard Valpy and Mary Benwell. He passed away in 1854

He was the son of the Reading schoolmaster Richard Valpy. He is remembered in connection with two great undertakings in the department of classical literature. These were reissues of (1) Stephanus' Greek Thesaurus, for which E. H. Barker was chiefly responsible; and (2) the Delphin Classics in 143 volumes with variorum notes, under the editorial superintendence of George Dyer. He also founded the Classical Journal in 1810.


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