Flavius Josephus (Jerusalem, about 37 - 100, Rome)

The Genuine and Complete works of Flavius Josephus, about 1799

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Object details

Accession number

3.1.20

Creators

  • Flavius Josephus (Jerusalem, about 37 - 100, Rome) - primary
  • George Henry Maynard - translator
  • John Cooke (London, 1731 - 1810) - printer

Object Case

Mary Queen of Scots Case

Language

English

Publication Place

London

Description

1 v., 723 + [1] pages ; F4

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co. Boston for $1.50 on 30 April 1886, lot 983.

Bibliography

Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1906), p.40.


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Commentary

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