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The history of Herodotus of Halicarnassus / the translation of G. Rawlinson revised & annotated by A.W. Lawrence ; with nine wood engravings by V. Le Campion and a series of maps by T. Poulton ; to which is added, a life of Herodotus and the Behiston inscription.

Additional Title(s):

Half-title: Herodotus

Historiae. English.

Bloomsbury : The Nonesuch Press, MCMXXXV [1935]
Physical Description:
xxvi, 778, [4] pages, IX leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D58 .M5 1935+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"This edition consists of 675 copies for sale by the Nonesuch Press in England and Random House in the United States of America. It has been designed by Francis Meynell and printed and made in England by Walter Lewis, M.A., Printer to the University, at the University Press, Cambridge. The text type is Nonesuch Plantin, prepared for this edtion, with Perpetua and Felicity italics."--Page [iv]
Title page in black and red; illustrated half title.
Includes index.
Some maps on double leaves bound in at end.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 102
BEIN Gfh66 +bg935: "This edition consists of 675 copies ... This is number 88."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 418 of 675. Bound by A. Bain & Co. in blue quarter vellum and blue cloth.
Subject Terms:
History, Ancient.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1935.
Rawlinson, George, 1812-1902, translator.
Lawrence, A. W. (Arnold Walter), 1900-
Le Campion, Valentin, engraver.
Darius I, King of Persia, 548-485 B.C.
A. Bain & Company, binder.
Cambridge University Press, printer.
Lewis, Walter, 1878-1960, printer.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975, book designer.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.

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