A new English version, edited with copious notes and appendices, illustrating the history and geography of Herodotus, from the most recent sources of information; and embodying the chief results, historical and ethnographical, which have been obtained in the progress of cuneiform and hieroglyphical discovery
by George Rawlinson
London: John Murray, 1862. Four stately leatherbound volumes. The classic of the history of the ancient world, in a handsome signed binding (Riviere and Sons for Marshall Field). With fold-out maps and illustrations scattered throughout. Previous owner's bookplate and owner's signature on marbled endpapers of each volume. Binding in very good condition. Some light rubbing. Spine leather darkened a bit compared to sides. Light wear to extremities, especially corners.