Berolini : Impensis G. Reimeri (1831).
A dissertation on the life and writings of Hecataeus by the German philologist. Hecataeus of Miletus was a Greek philosopher whose studies of the natural world and geography were among the most provocative of his generation. This text contains a study of early surveys of the ancient world. Rebound in Italian paper boards, leather spine label, with the ownership stamp of Norman Douglas on front pastedown. Light foxing throughout. Map. Rare.