“The Whole Genuine and Complete Works of Flavius Josephus, The Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior” by George Henry Maynard LL. D. Printed by William Durell, New York, 1794. 723 pages with frontispiece of Flavius Josephus engraved by Charles Tiebout and 60 engraved illustrations. Hard cover brown leather, six raised hubs and gilt lettering on red leather on spine. Folio. Inscribed “Robert Preston” lower left of frontispiece. Inscribed “Robert Preston. Who died at Walnut Grove on Monday morning the 16th of December 1833 at 5 minutes after 4 ock. At the time of his death he was near the close of his 83rd year” top of preface section. Folio. 17 1/2″ H x 10 3/4″ W x 3″ D. Late 18th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Mold on leather covers. Leather cracking and rubbed on covers and spine. Spine missing 1″ section, lower center. 2 1/4″ area of blue colored pencil marks, top of preface section. Heavy foxing spots, toning on surface and edges of pages.
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