Historiarum Libri IX novem musarum nominibus inscripti. Eiusdem narratio de vita Homeri.

  • Herodotus
  • Londini [London]: Typis E. Horton & J. Grover, Impensis Johannis Dunmore, Richardi Chiswel, Benjamin Tooke, & Thomae Sawbridge 1679

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Description

Folio, pp. [lxxii], 708, [44], 33, [37] + folding map. Nineteenth-century russia, boards bordered with gilt and blind rolls, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Some minor spotting, dampmark to gutter of first two leaves, one text leaf with fore-margin trimmed, title-page dustsoiled and pulling loose. Rebacked amateurishly with lighter brown morocco, lettered in gilt, old leather a little scratched. Monogram booklabel of J.H.P., bookplate of the Syston Park library, and later bookplate of C.E. De M. K., all to front pastedown.

Notes

The Syston Park copy of Herodotus as edited by Thomas Gale (1635-1709), largely based on the Estienne editions and including Henri Estienne's Apologia pro Herodoto.

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