THUCYDIDES Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre... Out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes, FINE COPY, 1634
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THUCYDIDES Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre... Out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes, FINE COPY, 1634
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THUCYDIDES
Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre... Out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes, second issue, engraved title, 5 plates and maps (3 folding), with the blank leaf at the end, Ham Court bookplate, contemporary calf, gilt centrepieces, red edges, from the collection of Sir Henry Yelverton, Duke of Longueville (d. 1703) with his crowned intials "HL" in tarnished silver added to covers, title of book gilt stamped on spine at same time, minor wear [STC 24059; Macdonald & Hargreaves 2], folio, [Eliot's Court Press] for Richard Mynne, 1634
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