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

Date:

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.

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

Condition
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.

£40

Offered by RMJ Books