A Classical Dictionary: Containing an Account of the Principal Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors, and Intended to Elucidate All the Important Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans. Together with an Account of Coins, Weights, and Measures, with Tabular Values of the Same. Charles ANTHON.

A Classical Dictionary: Containing an Account of the Principal Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors, and Intended to Elucidate All the Important Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans. Together with an Account of Coins, Weights, and Measures, with Tabular Values of the Same.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. Hardcover. Small 4to. Full calf with gilt lettering on burgundy calf spine label. viii, 1451. Marbled page edges. Very good. Binding mildly edgeworn and a bit scuffed; text block mildly age toned, with occasional foxing -- more so on preliminary leaves. Item #47230

A tight and nice later printing of this mammoth 1841 text, an enormous compilation of data published in two-column format. Anthon (1797-1867) was an American professor of Greek and Latin who authored quite a few popular texts and reference works on the subject from the 1820s through the 1850s.

Price: $100.00

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