Oxford: E theatro Sheldoniano, 1710. First Sheldonian edition. Illustrated with four copper-engraved folding maps. Greek and Latin text on facing pages. The commentary by Eustathius is in Greek only. Some light foxing. Copper-engraved bookplate of the Duke of Sussex on front pastedown. A very good copy. Contemporary calf with covers paneled in blind, rebacked to style, gilt burgundy morocco label. Octavo. , xiii, -199,  pp. Item #15641
Dionysius Periegetes or Dionysius the Voyager is thought to have been from Alexandria and to have flourished around the time of Hadrian (117-138 C.E.). He is known for this work, describing the habitable world in Greek hexameter in an elegant style. This work was popular, and was often used as a school book. The commentary by Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica (fl. Late 12th century) first appeared in the edition by Robert Estienne in 1547.