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THUCYDIDES
[History. English. 1753]
The history of the Peloponnesian war, translated from the Greek of Thucydides. In two volumes. ... By William Smith, A.M. ...
London: printed by John Watts, 1753.
2 vols ; 25.2 cm. (4º)
I: [26], lxxxiii, [1], 308 p., [1] fold. map
II: [2], 484, [12] p., [1] fold. map

Title-page portrait vignette; maps engraved by R.W. Seale, headpieces by G. Van der Gucht. With a list of subscribers in vol I. ESTC t100442.

Copy Notes Purchased from John Cumming together with Hooke (q.v.), Polybius (q.v.), De Moivre (q.v.), and Murphy's Tacitus (q.v.) for £9 9s. on 16 September 1801. (Journal 4, p. 369). Volume I inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane, and in pencil with bookseller's code(?); front pastedown with pencil price £1..10; further pencil code on rear pastedown.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled spine, dark red morocco spine-label, spine-title 'Smith's Thucydi'.

Reference Number 1291


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