Plutarch's Lives; The Translation Called Dryden's. Plutarch, Trans. John Dryden.
Plutarch's Lives; The Translation Called Dryden's

Plutarch's Lives; The Translation Called Dryden's

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1859. First edition thus. Hardcover. 5vol. 8vo. 4 page publisher's catalog dated 1863 bound in at the beginning of Vol 1, [2], 3-414, [6]; [2], iii, [1], 422, [4]; [2], iii, [1], 452, [2]; [2], iii, [1], 570, [4]; [2], iii, [1], 618, [4] pp. Brown blindstamped pebbled cloth with a decoratively stained top textblock. Corrected from the Greek and revised, by A.H. Clough. The first edition of Clough's work on Dryden's Plutarch. A beautiful translation of a landmark biographical work from Ancient Rome. Here, Plutarch attempts to capture the important aspects of the lives of the ancient world's most significant rulers and scholars. Good+. Item #00008646

A Good+ set with moderate wear to the extremities including a small dampstain on the bottom edge of the pageblock in Volume five, each volume shows some fading to the spine and to the front board.

Price: $350.00