PRESENTING A FABULOUSLY RARE ANTIQUARIAN book from 1791, namely, Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition.
Leather Spine in very good condition. Leather and card cover.
Title: Demosthenis Selectae Orationes Ad Codices …
Publisher: J.Pote, J.Rivington et Filios, London
Publication Date: 1791
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Seventh Edition
418 pages with illustrated pull out map of ancient Greece.
Previous owners label: ‘WM. A. Obenchain of Bowling Green, KY’,
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).
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.
YOU WILL NOT FIND THIS BOOK ANYWHERE ELSE!!
Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition.
Provenance: From the Estate of Wm. A. Obenchain.
Dimensions: 7.5 inches tall, 5 inches wide and 1.75 inches deep.
Condition: Very Good. Some minor tears to the pill out map. Some foxing to the first and last few cover pages.