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Thucydides (471-400 B.C.) William Smith, trans. (1711-1787)

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2611M
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 13, 2012 10:00AM

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Thucydides (471-400 B.C.) William Smith, trans. (1711-1787) The History of the Peloponnesian War. London: for T. Evans, 1781.
Octavo, second edition, in two volumes, with two folding maps, one in each volume, bound in original tan sprinkled calfskin, spines tooled in gilt with red lettering pieces, joints starting, minor portions of spines flaking.
Estimate $200-300

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William Smith, British Columbia, London, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Octavo, Print production, Printing

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