The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War.
New York: The Free Press, . Hardcover. Edited by Robert B. Strassler. Small 4to. Mustard paper over boards with brown spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xxxiii, 711pp. Numerous maps and illustrations, map endpapers. Very good/fine. Circular blind-embossed ownership imprint on inner flyleaf; same miscreant owner lightly underlined and made small discreet margin ticks to preliminary matter and first twenty pages before giving up. Item #49256
Tight and nice first edition of this massive, superbly mapped and illustrated text and commentary on the fifth century b.c. Athenian historian and general's masterpiece, based on Richard Crawley's much-respected 1866-74 translation.