Josephus, Flavius.


of ... Containing I. The Antiquities of the Jews, From the Creation of the World, to the Destruction of the Temple by the Emperor Caius Caligula. In Twenty Books. II. The Defence of the Jewish Antiquities, in Answer to Apion. In Two Parts. III. The Wars of the Jews with the Romans in Seven Books. IV. The Martyrdom of the Macabees. V. Philo’s Embassy From the Jews of Alexandria to the Emperor Caius Caligula. VI. The Life of Flavius Josephus, Written by Himself. Translated from the Original Greek by Charles Clarke. To Which are Added, Marginal References, and historical, critical and explanatory Notes, by the Reverend Mr Yorke, of Oxford. London: Printed for the Proprietors ... 1785.
Folio. 722pp. + [vi]. 55 plates [only of 56], ancient plan of Jerusalem, map of Canaan (torn across lower margin), map of the world, map of Eden, dec. initial letters and headpieces. Signature U and facing plate torn across, occasional tears to leaves, some browning, hinges cracked through, old calf with loss to corners, crudely rebacked with cheap old tape. ESTC T112664 ‘Horizontal chain lines. Issued in parts; most of the plates are dated 1786, and that facing p.43 is dated 1787; directions to the binder for their inclusion are printed on the final page. With a three-page list of subscribers.’
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