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  • The Early Ionians. Faber and Faber, London, 1966. 220p. Cloth. Small personal library mark, name as well as author’s dedication on free endpaper. Small personal library marks on tail spine 'What distinguishes this from other works on the Eastern Greeks is the attempt to reconstruct continuous narrative; and this brings us up against the problem of late literary sources (…). 'I treat the statements of all ancient writers with reverence (…),' Huxley remarks in his short preface. (…) Whether or not we approve the use to which they are put, we can fairly congratulate the author on having made more readily accessible this wealth of scraps of information culled from a hundred different authors.' From the library of the late Sir Kenneth James Dover. € 34.50 (Antiquarian)

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