A Dictionary of Roman and Greek Antiquities
1890, with nearly 2000 wood engravings
Fifth edition. Hardback, bound in full leather with five raised bands and contrasting title label to spine, school crest in gilt to the upper board. All page edges marbled. 21.5 × 13.5cm, iv + 756pp.
An alphabetical guide to the lives of Greeks and Romans, from Abaculus (a small tile) through to Zythum (a strong and intoxicating liquor), and illustrated with "nearly 2000 engraving on wood from ancient originals".
The leather is in fair condition, with surface abrasions to the spine and rubbing to the corners and edges, with some powdery residue. The contents however are in very good condition, with clean pages (there is the odd spot of foxing) and secure binding.