First Edition of Claudius Aelianus His Various History
AELIANUS. STANLEY, Thomas. His Various History. London: Printed for Thomas Dring , 1665.
First edition. Octavo. 314 pp. (26 pp., The Arguments). Dedicated to Lady Newton.

Modern full brown calf, gilt-stamped red morocco label on spine. Off-setting to first and last few pages. Overall, a very good copy.

Claudius Aelianus (175 AD-235 AD). Roman author and teacher of rhetoric often known for his "honey-tounge."

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