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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

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

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch Press: 1935

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022309

Condition: Good+


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, U... View more info