(Oxford: D. A. Talboys, 1838, 1846). 223 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Four volumes. Translated from the German by David Talboys. Second Edition.
Pleasing bindings of contemporary polished calf, raised bands, spine compartments attractively gilt, red or green morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. With folding maps and temple plan, and several engraved plates. An excellent copy of these political and economic histories of the ancient world written by the German scholar Heeren (1760-1842), here in the English version by Oxford historian David Talboys (1789-1840) that "materially aided the study of history in England." (DNB).
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PJP Catalog: 74.166