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
"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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