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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. 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, arr... View more info

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Plutarch: The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books) (Modern Library Giants G5)

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, Arthur Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1967

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283213

ISBN: 0394607058

Condition: Very Good


1960s or 70s printing. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket and pages lightly toned, a couple small tears along jacket edges, jacket price clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. xxiv, 1309, [3] pp. 8vo. 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 illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives (in Greek: Bioi parallèloi), as they are more properly and commonly known, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one R... View more info