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DIODORUS, Siculus
[Bibliotheca historica. French. 1737--1744]
Histoire universelle de Diodore de Sicile. Traduite en françois par monsieur l'abbé Terrasson, ... Tome premier (- septième). Nouvelle edition.
A Paris chez De Bure frères, 1737--44.
7 vols ; 16.5 cm. (12º)
I: [2], xxxv, [17], 487, [1] p.
II: [12], 408 p.
III: [2], xxii, [34], 570, [2] p.
IV: [52], 629, [37] p.
V: [2], vii, [29], 456, [2] p.
VI: [58], 460, [38] p.
VII: [2], 341, [11] p.

Edition statement in vol. I only. Imprint varies: vol. II is 'Chez les Freres Debure, Libraires', 1777 [i.e. 1737]; volumes III--IV are 'Chez De Bure l'aíné', 1741; volumes V--VII are 'Chez De Bure l'aíné', 1744. The colophon of vol. I reads: De l'imprimerie de la Veuve d'Houry, imprimeur-libraire; that of vol. III reads: De l'imprimerie de Montalant; that of vol. IV reads: De l'imprimerie de Quillau; that of vols V--VII reads: De l'imprimerie de la Veuve Delatour. Volume VII has volume title ' ... Tome Septieme Qui contient les quatres suites des Fragmens de l'Historien'.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for £1 1s., 3 December 1816. (Spiers Box). Page 485 in vol. I is misnumbered in this copy as '4'. In vol. III the 'Table Des Sommaires' is misbound and collates [1--2, 27--34, 15--26, 3--14].

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spines, maroon morocco spine-labels. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 9s. 4d., 5 September 1829. (Archives 7/10/19 Book binding).

Reference Number 3832


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