Lot 412
17th Century English Translation of Thucydides
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre Written by Thvcydides the sonne of Olorvs (London: for Laurence Sadler, 1648), 536 pages, quarto, engraved title page, two fold-out maps, a partial fold-out map, and a one-page map; re-bound in contemporary full calf, the spine with raised bands and a gilt title plate. Page 347 is blank and carries an 1807 dated sketch of George III signed by a certain John Blakely. Additional early owners have signed the verso of the title page.

The boards lightly worn, two chips to title plate; internally toned, the leaves with occasional damp stains and edge splits. Overall good condition.

$200 - 400