The History of the Peloponnesian War, Translated from the Greek…

The History of the Peloponnesian War, Translated from the Greek of Thucydides. by THUCYDIDES. SMITH, William (translated by). < >
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SPARKLING 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF

The History of the Peloponnesian War, Translated from the Greek of Thucydides.

London: Evans, 1781. 2 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A rather splendid 18th century tree calf with a smooth back, triple labels and dense and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. A single filet frames the boards. Rubbed and with some loss to a long defunct insect and some very slight splitting. With 2 folding maps. Thucydides is generally regarded as one of the first true historians and his wrote his great history of the Peloponnesian War as it took place.

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