Dionysii Geographia Emendata & Locupletata, Additione Scilicet Geographiae Hodiernae Graeco Carmine Pariter Donatae: Cum XVI Tabulis Geographicis: Tes Palai Kai tes Nyn Oikoumenes Periegesis

Dionysii Geographia Emendata & Locupletata, Additione Scilicet Geographiae Hodiernae Graeco Carmine Pariter Donatae: Cum XVI Tabulis Geographicis: Tes Palai Kai tes Nyn Oikoumenes Periegesis

 Dionysius, Periegetes; the African

 Londini: : Typis H. Woodfall, impensis J. Knapton, C. Hitch & L. Hawes, J. Rivington, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, T. Caslon, T. Longman, & A. Ward., M. DCC. LXI., 1761


8vo, pp. [viii], 124, [8] + 15 engraved maps. (Lacking one map) Contemporary sheep, boards ruled in blind. Front board detached.  Greek text, Latin notes and Latin verse translation. Includes index. First published 1704, the sixth edition edited by Edward Wells (1667-1727). Wells was a clergyman and prolific educational writer on religious, scientific, and geographical subjects. Armorial book plate of Thomas Lempriere, motto: "Timor Dei Nobilitas."  Other titles: Periegesis tes oikoumenes.

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