Thucydides [History of the Peloponnesian War].
Chelsea, The Ashendene Press, 1930
The notice to subscriber's advertising the Ashendene Thucydides foreshadowed the closing of the press, noting 'It is more than probable that these two books [with Daphnis et Chloe] will be the last to be issued from the Ashendene Press, with the possible exception of a Bibliography of the Press, containing a number of specimen pages....'
Limited edition, one of 260 copies on handmade paper, from a total edition of 280; folio; printed in red and black, 3-line initials beginning each chapter by Graily Hewitt, printed marginalia, scattered light finger-soiling to margins, otherwise text clean and bright; original white pigskin by W.H. Smith & Son (gilt stamp to inner dentelle), gilt lettering to spine, light soiling to boards, overall a very good example.
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