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DIODORUS, Siculus
[Bibliotheca historica. English. 1814]
The historical library of Diodorus the Sicilian, in fifteen books. To which are added the fragments of Diodorus, and those published by H. Valesius, I. [sic] Rhodomannus, and F. Ursinus. Translated by G. Booth, Esq. In two volumes. ...
London: printed by W. McDowall for J. Davis, Military Chronicle Office; and to be had of the booksellers, 1814.
2 vols ; 25.5 cm. (8º)
I: xiii, [1], [15]--677, [1] p.
II: [2], 695, [1] p.

Booth's translation of Diodorus was first published in 1700.

Copy Notes Bought from Ogle, Duncan & Co., for £1 1s. 6d., 12 February 1822. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.4.3). Volume II has two bifolia of advertisements for works sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones tipped in at the end, as issued, the first (q.v.) dated 1 January 1821 advertising Thomas Myers, A new and comprehensive system of modern geography which completed publication in 1822 and James Jennings, The family cyclopaedia, 1821; the second (q.v.), undated, advertising the 'Corpus Historicum' collection of translations of classical authors including the present work, and three further titles. Untrimmed edges.

Binding Publisher's original C19th blue-grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label reading 'Booth's Historical Library Of Diodorus, ... Two Volumes. Vol. ... 1l. 7s. 6d. Boards.'.

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