RAWLINSON, G. (tr.). History Of Herodotus Of Halicarnassus. The Translation of G. Rawlinson Revised and Annotated by A. W. Lawrence. To which is added a Life of Herodotus and the Behistun Inscription


Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1935.





NONESUCH EDITION. Folio. Limited to 675 copies, of which this is n. 197. xxvi, 778 pp.; 9 large woodcuts by V. Le Campion; 1 colour plate; 9 double-page maps by T. Poulton. Half-title with woodcut and motto Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto (I am human, and I think nothing human is alien to me); red and black ink title-page. Nonesuch Plantin with Perpetua and Felicity Italic types; in English. Original blue quarter vellum with blue cloth sides; spine with gilt lettering and decoration with vermiculated rules extending onto sides; top edge rough gilt, others untrimmed. Clear plastic dustjacket. Very slight foxing and browning on the first five leaves and some blank leaves at the back; otherwise a very fine copy with crisp and clean pages.