XENEPHON, of Ephesus Ephesiacorum livri V, EDITIO PRINCEPS, 1726
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XENEPHON, of Ephesus Ephesiacorum livri V, EDITIO PRINCEPS, 1726
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XENEPHON, of Ephesus
Ephesiacorum libri V, EDITIO PRINCEPS, Greek and Latin text, engraved frontispiece, contemporary mottled calf gilt, small 4to, William Bowyer, 1726

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  • "A specimen of penny dreadful literature in antiquity" (Anderson). An Italian translation had been printed a few years earlier, but this is the first appearance in print of the Greek text.
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