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Thucydides (c. 460-c. 400 BC) ed. Henri Estienne (1528-1598), John Hudson (1662-1719), Joseph Wasse (1672-1738), and Carl Andreas Duker

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

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Thucydides (c. 460-c. 400 BC) ed. Henri Estienne (1528-1598), John Hudson (1662-1719), Joseph Wasse (1672-1738), and Carl Andreas Duker (1670-1752) De Bello Peloponnesiaco. Amsterdam: R. & J. Westenios & Gul. Smith, 1731. First edition, folio, half-title, engraved frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, two folding maps, text in two columns of Greek and Latin with notes in Latin beneath, bound in full contemporary Dutch parchment over boards, tooled in gilt compartments with the heraldic arms for the city of Utrecht on both boards, the same arms as smaller corner-pieces, gilt roses in the spine compartments, red morocco label, ex libris George Chetwynd, with his bookplate inside the front board, 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400


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