The Genuine Works of ...

Josephus

The Genuine Works of ...

translated by William Whiston ... In Six Volumes.

Description: 6 vols., with a folding engraved map in vol. i, a little browning and occasional spotting, 1 gathering in vol. i a little proud, pp. [ii], 79, [1, blank], 292; [ii], 376; [ii], 357, [3, blank]; [ii], 302;[ii], [viii], 9-391; [ii], 370, 8vo, contemporary sprinkled calf, red lettering piece on spines, and small circular numbering piece, edges sprinkled blue, upper joint of vol. i showing signs of the book having been opened (but perfectly sound), otherwise, apart from a few minor blemishes and almost pristine set, 20th-century armorial bookplate in each vol. of Lt-Col George McL. Sceales

Publication Details: Edinburgh: Printed for Mundell, Doig, and Stevenson, 1809

Notes: A scarce edition of Whiston's translation (which had first appeared in 1737): the only other copy we have been able to locate is in the NLS. A very handsome set.

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Price: £650

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1809

Stock Number: 60144

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