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ARISTEAS [pseud].
THE HISTORY OF THE SEVENTY TWO INTERPRETERS: Of their Journey from Jerusalem to Alexandria: Their Entertainment at the Egyptian Court: Their Version of the Septuagint: With all the Circumstances of that Illustrious Transaction. Written in Greek by Aristeas, Embassador from Ptolomæus Philadelphus - King of Egypt, to Eleazar, High-Priest of the Jews. Inscrib'd to his Brother Philocrates. To which is added, The History of the Angles, and their Gallantry with the Daughters of Men. Written by Enoch the Patriarch. Prublish'd in greek by Dr. Grabe. Made English by Mr. Lewis, of Corpus Christi College in Oxford.
London. J. Hooke, and T. Caldecott. 1715. [4], xix, [1 blank], 196 pages. Bound in relatively recent two-tone paper covered boards.12mo. Lower outer corner of first few leaves rounded; some browning; else very good.
Bookseller: David Miles Books [United Kingdom]

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