Orbis Descriptio, cum veterum scholiis, et Eustathii commentariis. Accedit Periegesis Prisciani, cum notis Andreae Papii.

  • Dionysius Periegetes
  • Oxoniae [Oxford]: E Theatro Sheldoniano 1697
  • ESTC R37277.


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8vo, pp. [xii], 314, [2], 48, [44] + frontispiece and 5 maps (of which 4 folding). Contemporary marbled calf, spine divided by double gilt rules, red morocco label. Some soiling and spotting, marginal dampmark to initial and final leaves, small area torn from blank corner of title-page. Joints and edges worn, head of spine and label partially defective. Bookplate of R.J. Dickinson to front pastedown.


The first published work of Edward Thwaites (1671-1711), who went on to make important contributions to the study of Anglo-Saxon, though his Greek talents did not remain unused.

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