Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855

Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855.

Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855


PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of  The Orations of Demosthenes On the Crown, And on the Embassy. Translated with Notes etc. by CHARLES RANN KENNEDY, Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Gardens, London in 1855.

Printed by Richard Clay, Printer, Bread Street Hill.

This RARE book is in EXCELLENT condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the spine and cover, spine slightly loose at front…….but otherwise very GOOD. The text is almost perfect….some very minor foxing.

Leather and wavy paper jacket with gold lettering.

 

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AS AN ADDED BONUS.....the Book comes with a Label belonging to it's original owner, Major William Alexander Obenchain, a Civil War personality who served on General Robert E. Lee's Staff, and after the War became President of Ogden College in Bowling Green, KY (now the University of Western Kentucky).

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This book was part of the extensive private collection of the Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection formerly of Bowling Green, KY and later, Highland Park, Texas.

AS you can see from the history of this Collection (see our PDF) the family have very strong ancestral ties to the States of Virginia, Kentucky and Texas.

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YOU WILL NOT FIND THIS BOOK ANYWHERE ELSE!!

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What makes this Book SPECIAL is :-

(1) It is a VERY RARE First Edition and

(2) it was owned by a prominent Civil War personality (Major W.A. Obenchain)

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IF YOU COLLECT ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS ....

IF YOU LOVE THE CLASSICS .......

THEN THIS BOOK IS ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR COLLECTION!!

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Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855.

Provenance: Part of the Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection.

Calvert Hall,Obenchain,McMillan,Godwin Introduction PDF

Dimensions: 7.2" x 4.8"

Condition: EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION.

Check out the other Book of Orations of Demosthenes in this Collection from 1856.

Price: $1,750.00. Sale Price Now: $1,149.00

Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown and Embassy by Kennedy 1855