Item #2337365 The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, Compared Together by That Grave, Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea, with the Fifteen Supplementary Lives of 1603, in Five Volumes [Romans]. Plutarch, James Amyot, Thomas North.

The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, Compared Together by That Grave, Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea, with the Fifteen Supplementary Lives of 1603, in Five Volumes [Romans]

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. Poulton, T.L. Limited Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #2337365

Limited edition, #1072 of 1550 copies, only 500 of which were sold in the U.S. Ink gift note and owner bookplate on front endpapers, spines a bit toned.

Complete in five volumes. Translated into English by Thomas North, from the French of Jame Amyot, with illustrations by T.L. Poulton. Includes the supplementary lives of 1603. Plutarch's Lives, as the title is traditionally shortened, remains an authoritative work providing important firsthand perspectives on ancient Greece and Rome through the lives of Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and many others.

Price: $375.00

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