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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Translated into English Verse: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Anderson, Melville Best; Livingston, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271066

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass insert laid in. Spine faded. 1944 Hard Cover. xxii, 491, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. The complete Divine Comedy, comprising the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso, in one volume, translated into English verse by Melville Best Anderson with notes and elucidations. Introduction by Arthur Livingston. 32 beautiful full-page engravings by William Blake. View more info

Image for The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1880

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266423

Condition: Fair


Hinges repaired, previous front hinge repair attempt with clear tape that has since toned, boards lightly rubbed with 1 inch tear to spine head. 1880 Hard Cover. 600 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. A verse translation of Dante's masterpiece, with a preface, a biographical sketch of the author, and a chronological view of his time. Engraved illustrations. View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated with the Designs of M. Gustave Dore - New Edition, with Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company Limited: 1883

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2290910

Condition: Good


Second edition. Edges rubbed, owner bookplate, ink name, and ink stamp on front endpaper, hinges weakening. 1883 Large Hardcover. xxiv, 183 pp. 12 3/8 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, black and gilt titles and decorations. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the second Cassell edition, following an earlier version printed in the 1860s. View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated by Gustave Dore [Altemus' Edition]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262505

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Superficial split to front endsheet along hinge - binding not at all loose, minimal loss of gilt from spine. vi, [2], 163 pp. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4. Original dark green cloth, silver, gilt and black titles and decorations. Translated into English verse by Henry Francis Cary, edited by Henry C. Walsh. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the Altemus edition, following several editions by Cassell. View more info

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The Vision; or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Rev. H.F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1814

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261378

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Endpapers faintly foxed. 1814 Hard Cover. x, 452 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian l... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Ciardi, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265134

Condition: Near Fine


1983 Hard Cover. 688, [1] pp. Black leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Translated with introduction by John Ciardi, with engravings by Gustave Dore, reproduced from the 1862 edition of Inferno and the 1868 editions of Purgatorio and Paradiso. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the a... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Ciardi, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 2286233

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs. 1977 Full-Leather. 791, [5] pp. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English verse, with notes, by John Ciardi, with engravings by Gustave Dore. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise—the sphe... View more info

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Inferno

By: Alighieri, Dante; James, Clive

Price: $395.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2015

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276356

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #85 of 1200 copies, signed and numbered by illustrator Marc Burckhardt on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase, publisher's certificate of authenticity and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2015 Full-Leather. 247, [3] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color picture plate mounted on slipcase. Translated by Clive James, with tipped in color illustrations by Marc Burckhardt. The first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, in which Virgil provided a guided tour through Hell. Dante Aligh... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2008

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269223

ISBN: 143510384X

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 693, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, color illustration mounted on front board, gilt titles, gilt and black stamped decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English verse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with engravings by Gustave Dore. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the ... View more info

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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. in Four Volumes.

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1842

Seller ID: 2206832

Condition: Very Good


Spine and corners a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1842 Full-Leather. Complete in four volumes. xviii, 583; v, 600; v, 612; vi, 631 pp. 8vo. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers. A history of Europe from 1789-1815, framed specifically around the French Revolution, and with particular attention to France's role in events.KEYWORDS: HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN FRANCE FRENCH View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2286110

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 276, [4] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations similar to those used in the Cranford Series, which began in 1891 and gave us the famous Peacock on Sundial cover design now coveted by collectors. Revised from the 1894 and 1895 originals, this edition includes the full text of A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, with a new preface by the author, and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A novel by an important Kentucky author known for incorporating... View more info

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The Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291470

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges a bit rubbed, a couple light spots on rear board, portrait of author mounted on front endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper,. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 385, [5] pp. 8vo. A novel by an important Kentucky author known for incorporating local vernacular into his works, making his books useful sources for contemporary culture and dialect. View more info

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Eva Luna (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289831

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 272 pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color frontispiece by Kinuko Craft. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. The fourth nove... View more info

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Seven Trees: Limited Fine Press Edition

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Kat Ran Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2195946

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, hand numbered #35 on limitation page, and signed by Julia Alvarez and Sara Eichner. Faint stain on rear panel of clamshell case. Original mailing envelope from Kat Ran Press containing a duplicate prospectus laid in. 1998 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Folio in publisher's clamshell case with prospectus. One of 65 copies, only 50 of which were available for sale. Julia Alvarez and Sara Eichner have worked separately to create the combined suite of poems and prints, Seven Trees. This second offering from the Kat Ran Press is the firs... View more info

Image for Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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The Complete Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2010

Seller ID: 2286261

ISBN: 1435125991

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 972 pp. All of the magic and wonder of Complete Fairy Tales and Stories: Hans Christian Andersen is brought to you in this elegant leatherbound edition. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations and eye-catching end papers, you ll want to keep this book where everyone can see it. Complete Fairy Tales and Stories: Hans Christian Andersen is part of Barnes & Noble s series of quality leather-bound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bon... View more info

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Fairy Tales and Stories (McKay's Colored Classics)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Dulcken, H.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher: 1905

Seller ID: 2276836

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1905. 1 inch tear to spine head, owner bookplate on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 377 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt and red titles, ten full-page color plates and sixty woodcuts from designs by various well-known artists. Hans Christian Andersen, often referred to in Scandinavia as H.C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes th... View more info

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The Complete Andersen: All of the 168 Stories [Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286225

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt. 1949 Hard Cover. One-volume edition. 297, [3], 445, [3], 430, lxvii, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth spine, pictorial paper over boards. A large collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Translated into English from the original Danish by Jean Hersholt ('The Tallow Candle' translated by Compass Languages), with an appendix containing the unpublished tales, a chronologic listing, and the edit... View more info

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Tau Zero (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Anderson, Poul; Clement, Hal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281109

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. ix, [5], 208, [4] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Hal Clement, illustrations by Vincent DiFate. This Hugo Award finalist... is the tale of an epic space voyage where time dilation goes horribly wrong. Aboard the spacecraft Leonora Christine, fifty crew members, half men and half women, have embarked on a journey of discovery like no other to a planet thirty light-years away. Since their ship is not capable of traveling faster than light, the crew will be subject to th... View more info

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The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

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The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. in Two Volumes.

By: Arfwedson, C.D.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290421

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Howes A-304, Sabin 1943. Rebound in half leather with new end sheets. Spines a bit faded, front and end matter foxed (including frontispieces), a few other pages lightly foxed. 1834 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 433, [1]; vii, [1], 418, [2] pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispieces of the source of the Hudson River and the first Dutch governor's house in Albany, New York. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together w... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold, Complete Edition with Biographical Introduction [Poems of Matthew Arnold]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. / Norwood Press: 1897

Seller ID: 2290943

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear, ink name and year (1908) on front flyleaf. 1897 Half-Leather. xxvii, [1], 502 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine and corners, green morocco spine label, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispiece of author. A collection of poetry by British poet Matthew Arnold, with biographical introduction and bibliography preceding text. View more info

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The Foundation Trilogy

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bantam Spectra: 2011

Seller ID: 2286256

ISBN: 0307292061

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2011 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 747 pp. Page ridges gilt. The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity's light against an inexorable tide of darkness and violence. View more info

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The Gods Themselves

By: Asimov, Isaac; Gunn, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281100

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's Collector's Notes insert laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. 288, [2] pp. 8vo. Beige full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn. The inter-relationships of three different worlds, the actions of a wide variety of their inhabitants, and the resolution of their common problem form the substance of Isaac Asimov's exciting new book, his first full-length science fiction novel in fifteen years. Each of the three cultures, with different values and dramatic contrasts, is personified by one individual. On earth, it's the scientist... View more info

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The Winthrop Covenant (The First Edition Society)

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Houghton Mifflin trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Jerry Pinkney. A collection of short stories thematically focused on the Puritan ethic, by the lawyer and novelist. View more info

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W.H. Auden: Collected Poems (The First Edition Society)

By: Auden, W.H. [Wystan Hugh]; Mendelson, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285672

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. 696 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Portrait of author by Daniel Schwartz, specially commissioned for this edition. View more info

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Romantic Poets: William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe

By: Auden, W.H.; Pearson, Norman Holmes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265129

Condition: Near Fine


1982 Hard Cover. xvii, [1], 461, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse from various poets, edited by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, and illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Includes poems by: William Blake; Robert Burns; George Crabbe; Philip Freneau; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Sir Walter Scott; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; Hartley Coleridge; William Cullen Bryant; Walter Savage Landor; Thomas Moore; George Gordon, Lord Byron; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Geor... View more info

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info