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YORKE Phillip, 3rd Earl of Hardwicke. (Editor).
Athenian Letters: Or, The Epistolary Correspondence Of An Agent Of A King Of Persia, Residing At Athens During The Peleponnesian War. A New Edition; To Which Is Prefixed A Geographical Index. &c.
London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies in The Strand, 1798. Two volumes. Quarto. (28.5 x 22.5cm). The third published edition, preceeded by very limited privately printed editions in 1741 (12 copies) and 1781 (100 copies), and a Dublin piracy in 8vo (1792). Vol. I. pp.lxii,[2],436; Vol. II. pp.xv,466. Half-titles not present, With two frontispieces, large folding map & 12 copper plates. An excellent copy in contemporary russia, the spine gilt & the boards with decorative border design.Some occasional rubbing, the hinges quite sound. With the armorial bookplate of William, Duke of Bedford, Endsleigh. VG. [Blackmer 1859; Lowndes 83; Graesse I, 245; BMC I, 1107]
Bookseller: Colin Page Books [Storrington, United Kingdom]
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