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Ave Roma Immortalis -- Studies from the Chronicles of Rome, Volume II

Crawford, Francis Marion

Published by The Macmillan Company, London, 1898
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A stunning copy by any standard, especially considering its age, and a treasure for anyone who loves Rome or has an interest in the Roman Empire and this special city. F. Marion Crawford was a period historian and novelist and this book, an excellent and lucid history of Rome is Volume II of a two volume work, with contents covering Regola, Sant' Eustachio, Pigna, Campitelli, Sant' Angelo, Ripa, Trastevere Borgo, Leo the Thirteenth, The Vatican, and Saint Peter's. The MacMillan Co., N. Y., 1898. Hard Cover. No jacket. Bound in tan cloth with bright gilt drawing of St. Peter's on the front cover and a full length photograph of same as the fronispiece with protective tissue intact. Slight darkening on spine and with a few dark spots the size of dots, but gilt letters are bright and clear. Gilt topstain, deckled outside edges. Binding is clean and tight, text block strong, pages unmarked. Original owner's elegant bookplate on ffep. "1898" listed on both title and copyright pages, but "Set up and electrotyped October, 1898. Reprinted November, 1898." Thus, this is the rare first edition, second printing. THis copy is in fine condition, as noted above. 344 numbered pages plus two pages of advertisements. Photos to motivated buyers. Bookseller Inventory # 160714

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Title: Ave Roma Immortalis -- Studies from the ...

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, London

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 12 photogravure plates; 44 B & W drawings

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: 1st Edition

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