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Demosthenes (c. 384-322 BC); Thomas Wilson, trans. (1525?-1581) The Three Orations of Demosthenes.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
51
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$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Demosthenes (c. 384-322 BC); Thomas Wilson, trans. (1525?-1581) The Three Orations of Demosthenes. London: Imprinted by Henrie Denham, 1570. First English edition, quarto, title page printed within typographical ornament border, woodcut view of Athens on A3r; ex libris George Goyder, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, bound in later half leather, marbled paper boards, 7 x 5 1/4 in.

http://estc.bl.uk/S109558
[pi]4, *4, **4, A-Y4 (Y4 blank & present).
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

George Goyder, 1st millennium BC, Ancient Greece, Bookplate, Demosthenes, Ex Libris, Philip II of Macedon, Thomas Wilson, Athens, London

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