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THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR. By Thucydides. The text according to Bekker's edition, with some alterations. Illustrated with Maps, taken entirely from actual surveys. With notes, chiefly historical and geographical, by Thomas Arnold, D. D. Headmaster of Rugby School and late fellow of Oriel College Oxford.
Printed by S. Collingwood, for J. Parker. Oxford. 1831-32-35. - FIRST ARNOLD EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). Volume one with 3 fold out maps and plans, volume two with 5, and volume three with 3. Greek text with the notes in English. Clean and tight copies in fine contemporary full red calf bindings. Spines with raised bands, each fully decorated with gilt design. Compartments triple ruled and with coat of arms flanked by a laurel design, all in gilt. Two black morocco labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Double rule and wide decorative borders on boards with the same coat of arms and laurel design to the centre of each panel. Board edges with decorative gilt design. Marbled endpapers with previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Some minor rubbing to the extremities and the corners a little bumped. A few small abrasions to the boards and some tiny white flecks to the outer edge of one board but generally a nice and attractively bound set that looks great on the shelf. Contains a list of the manuscripts of Thucydides and bibliography of the printed editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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