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.