Author:Plutarch; Amyot, James; North, Thomas; Baughman, Roland; Ludwig, Emil

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The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Compared Together by That Grave, Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions) [Plutarch's Lives]

By: Plutarch; Amyot, James; North, Thomas; Baughman, Roland; Ludwig, Emil

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2277135

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. An exceptional set. 1969 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xlix, [1], 942; [1], 944-1926 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives into English, by way of the French of James Amyot. This edition prepared by Roland Baughman, with an introduction by Emil Ludwig. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to... View more info