The Vera Historia of Lucian, rendered into English in the hope "that readers, old and young, might find entertainment in its fanciful and humorous extravagances".

Alfred J Church

A Traveller`S True Tale, After the Greek of Lucian of Samosata

Published: Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, London, 1880


With twelve colour (yellow/brown/black) illustrations by CO Murray. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and pictorial decoration to front board. Yellow endpapers. 110 pp. plus 10 pp publisher’s catalogue.

Chatsworth House (a Sotheby's 'Attic Sale, 5-7 October 2010' label inside front cover)

Corners bumped, spine ends lightly worn; endpapers have split along hinge but text block secure. Previous owner’s name and a date lightly pencilled on title page.


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