Xenophon Anabasis The Cyrus Expedition 1809 Greek text antiquarian leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Classics, Ancient History, Xenophon).
Anabasis, by Xenophon.
Published 1809, Oxford by the Clarendon Press.
679 pages. Text in Greek, with Latin annotations.
Period mottled calf binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label.
Front joint cracked, cover still attached but held by binding cords, some chipping to leather. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5" W.