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XENOPHON
[Works. English. 1813]
The works of Xenophon. Translated from the Greek. In four volumes. ...
London: printed by J. Moyes; for J. Walker; F. Wingrave; R. Lea; J. Nunn; White, Cochrane, and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; John Cuthell; Lackington, Allen and Co.; and J. Faulder, 1813.
4 vols ; 21.1 cm. (8º)
I: [18], x, 356, [2], cxliv p., engr. frontis. port., engr. map.
II: [2], xxxii, 365, [1] p.
III: [2], vii, [1], 413, [1] p.
IV: [2], vii, [1], 467, [1] p.

Title from general title-page; each volume also has a half-title and an additional volume title-page with varying imprints dated between 1811 and 1813. Volume I printed by Ellerton and Henderson, London; vol. II by S. Hamilton, Weybridge; vols III--IV by James Moyes, London. The final page of vol. IV has a publishers' advertisement for the other three volumes, 'lately published, printed uniformly with the present Volume'. Contents: Vol. I: The expedition of Cyrus into Persia, and the retreat of the ten thousand Greeks, translated by Edward Spelman, 1811. -- Vol. II: Cyropædia; or, the institution of Cyrus, translated by Maurice Ashley, 1811. -- Vol. III: Xenophon's History of the affairs of Greece, translated by William Smith, 1812. -- Vol. IV: The minor works of Xenophon, translated by several hands, 1813.

Copy Notes A gift from James Moyes on 19 April 1813: for the first time ... published as a whole ... in a plain binding (Priv. Corr. I.M.12.2).

Binding C19th sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled spines, red and black morocco spine-labels.

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