History of Herodotus


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[002500] Herodotus of Halicarnassus; Rawlinson, G. (Trans.); Lawrence, A.W. (Revised and Annotated). The History of Herodotus of Halicarnassus. ill. Le Campion, V. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1935. First Thus. Folio. Hardback. Limited Edition. Good+ / No Jacket. xxvi, [2], 778pp, maps. Original quarter blue stained vellum and cloth by Bain, title and publisher in gilt to spine, top edge gilt on the rough.

Vellum faded to spine ends, very slightly rubbed, edges of text block lightly browned and lightly foxed. Internally some light foxing to endpapers, occasional very light foxing to margins, a few page corners folded, previous owners book plate to ffep, otherwise quite bright and clean.

With nine maps and plans to rear, seven double page. Number 502 of 675 copies.

A nice copy largely without the usual fading of the spine.

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