Title: Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the ...
Publisher: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly
Publication Date: 1770
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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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