Lot 82 of 175:
Ashendene Press edition of Thucydides 1930  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$2,160
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
[History of the Peloponnesian War]
Author:
Thucydides
Place:
Shelly House, Chelsea, England
Publisher:
Ashendene Press
Date:
1930
Description:

Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Printed in black with red shoulder notes and initials. Each chapter with a 3-line red initial designed by Graily Hewitt, opening lines of each book, chapter summaries and marginalia printed in red. (Folio) 40x28 cm (15¾x11") original full pigskin. From a limitation of 260 copies on paper from a total printing of 280 copies.

Finely printed at the press of St. John Hornby.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Minor discoloration to covers, spine a bit rubbed, a few spots to front cover; internally fine.
 
Item number:
300628
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