Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes Critical and Historical , and ...

Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes Critical and Historical , and a New Life of Plutarch. By John Langhorne, and William Langhorne. In Six Volumes.

Plutarch (translated By John and William Langhorne)

Published by Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1770
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Six volumes. Complete. Contemporary full leather binding; raised bands on spine with gilt tooling, red and green labels. Some minor cracking along the outside joints of the volumes and small chips missing from the top of the spines. Volume IV has evidence of folding to the bottom of the first 17 pages. 'Ottenberg Books - Seattle' label on the inside cover of several of the volumes. I: lvi, 380 pages; frontis. II: 500 pages; frontis. III: 475 pages; frontis. IV: 403 pages; frontis. V: 476 pages; frontis. VI: 362 pages; frontis; index (unpaged). Plutarch (c46-120AD) was a Greek historian, biographer and essayist under the Roman Empire who wrote a series of Parallel Lives and Moralia. The translations in these six volumes were by the brothers John Langhorne (1735-1779) and William Langhorne (1721-1772) of England. Very good clean set of the Langhorne translation of this famous work. Bookseller Inventory # 12338

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Title: Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the ...

Publisher: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly

Publication Date: 1770

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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