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16 February 2006
DIONYSIUS Periegetes (fl. c.300? B.C.). Orbis description, edited by William Hill. London: R. Daniel for H. Robinson, 1658. 8 folding engraved maps including a world map (one map with a short tear at fold, a little light browning). Contemporary sprinkled calf (hinges a little rubbed). Provenance: L.A. Burd (armorial bookplate). Wing D1519; Hoffmann I, p.592.
LUCIAN of Samosata (c.120-180). Pseudosophistes, e soloikistes [graecè] ... Pseudosophista seu soloecista, edited by J.G. Graevius. Amsterdam: Daniel Elzevir, 1668. 8°. Woodcut device on title (a little light browning). 18th-century vellum gilt, gilt edges (lacks ties, covers rather bowed). LARGE PAPER COPY of the first separate edition of one of Lucian's most obscure works. Willems 1396; Hoffmann II, p.548.
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