First Edition of Claudius Aelianus His Various History
AELIANUS. STANLEY, Thomas. His Various History. Printed for Thomas Dring
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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