The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations. Thomas TAYLOR, translates: Pausanias.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.
The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.

The Description of Greece, translated from the Greek. with Notes, in which much of the Mythology of the Greeks unfolded from a Theory which has been for many ages unknown. Illustrated with Maps and Views. A New Edition, with considerable augmentations.

London: Richard Priestley, 1824. Second, augmented edition. Hardcovers. Octavos. Three volumes. (xv), 410pp. 342pp. 392pp. Attractively bound with recent tan calf spines with green cloth boards, gilt titling and blind stamps to leather spine labels, raised bands, fresh endpapers, 2 engraved folding maps, 5 folding copperplates views of Athens, notes and index. First published by Thomas Taylor in 1794, this is the first issue of the Second revised edition of his translation of the first-person account of ancient Greece by Pausanias, the first century C.E. Greek traveller and geographer whose work proved so valuable in exploring the history and literature of the classical world. Thomas Taylor (1758 - 1835), was a leading exponent of Neo-Platonic thought, and was largely responsible for it's rediscovery in English-speaking esoteric circles, by his translations of Iamblichus, Proclus, Porphyry and other Neoplatonists and Pythagoreans. A one time bank-clerk who devoted himself to the classics, Taylor was said to be such a devotee of Hellenic paganism that he and his wife spoke only to one another in classical Greek, and his translations were for decades those most commonly used. Binding fresh and bright with just a hint of rubbing to lower edges. Maps and plates moderately foxed, particularly at folds and margins, some light creasing to map edges and folds. Translator's name penned to title page, light scattered pencil lines outside text (easily erased or ignored), some very light scattered foxing throughout. Overall a solid and attractive VG+ set. Item #32272

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