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Josephus Flavius, (Thomas Lodge)
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of JOSEPHUS! (PRINTED in 1602!) Ancient History Bible Jews
London: Peter Short, dwelling On Bed-street hill, at the s. Printed in 1602. This is the FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of Josephus. Translated by Thomas Lodge, and first printed in 1602. Exceedingly rare and impossible to obtain. This book is over 400 years old. It is 174 years older than the United States Of America. This is an exceedingly rare and highly desirable book. Book was rebound in the early 1800's. Heavy abrasions and usage wear. Front hinge cracking. Early owner's names. Heavy usage wear and rough edges and stains throughout. Still in good condition when considering the age and rarity. Title page missing upper right corner, which was professionally conservated. Lacking page 525. Lacking the final page of the index, which bears the colophon. This book has both title pages, both dated 1602. All subsequent editions of Josephus had their date changed on the title page. If complete, this book would sell at $10,000. Recent auction records, all incomplete, sold between $4500 and $8500. The FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of JOSEPHUS. Printed in 1602. ________ THE FAMOUS AND MEMORABLE WORKES OF JOSEPHUS! A Man of Much Honor and Learning Among the Jewes. Translated into English by Thomas Lodge. Printed in 1602. Being the FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of Josephus. The is the FIRST EDITION of Thomas Lodge's Josephus. Prior to this book, Josephus had never before been printed in English. Full Title:The Famous and Memorable Workes of Josephus, A Man of Much Honor and Learning Among the Jewes. Faithfully Translated out of the Latin, and French, By Tho. Lodge, Doctor in Physick. The second title page f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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