The History of Herodotus of Halicarnassus. With Nine Wood Engravings by V. Le Campion and a Series of New Maps by T. Poulton to Which is Added a Life of Herodotus and the Behistun Inscription


xxvi + 778pp + 7 maps at rear. Quarter-bound in blue vellum over blue cloth, gilt titling and decoration to vellum. Rough-cut fore- and bottom edges, a few marks, rubs with small loss to bottom edge of vellum. Light ageing to contents. Gift inscription to verso of free endpaper from the late bookseller Alan G Thomas, together with an accompanying letter, in which he describes this as the best printed as well as the best edited edition. This is copy 546/675. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost.

Title: The History of Herodotus of Halicarnassus. With Nine Wood Engravings by V. Le Campion and a Series of New Maps by T. Poulton to Which is Added a Life of Herodotus and the Behistun Inscription

Author Name: Herodotus / Translation of G. Rawlinson Revised & Annotated By A.W. Lawrence

Categories: Classics, Literature & Plays,

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch Press: 1935

Binding: Quarter-Leather

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 022309

Keywords: Classics History Greece Rome Herodotus