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Pausanias [translated by Thomas Taylor]
The Description of Greece, by Pausanias, Translated from the Greek, with notes, in which much of the mythology of the Greeks is unfolded from a theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with maps and viewsd. A New Edition with Considerable augmentation. In Three Volumes [complete]
London: Richard Priestley, 1824. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Maps and Plates,. Taylor's corrected second edition, adding his Notes which were omitted from the first printing. A complete set in original brown cloth over grey boards, with original paper spine labels. Worn with some fraying at corners, Volume 1 with cracked front joint along which is a 2 1/2" x 1/4" loss of spine cloth, not affecting the labels. Bookplates of Francis Davies of Pershere with rampant lion and motto "Lucem Spero", no other names or marks. Enclosed in a new quarter morocco clamshell box with marbled paper covers and interior.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]

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