By: Smith, William; William Aldis Wright (ed)
Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1865
Edition: 1st American Edition. 1st Printing
Seller ID: 27667
Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued
Half brown leather over silk boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on one red and one black label in two compartments on spine, gilt borders above and below each band, pink endpapers. Generously illustrated with B&W in-text illustrations and maps. Sir William Smith (1813 – 1893) was an English lexicographer. He was known for his advances in the teaching of Greek and Latin in schools. Perhaps the most important of the books Smith edited were those that dealt with ecclesiastical subjects. These were the Dictionary of the Bible (1860–1865); the Dictiona... View More...