Two volume set. Contemporary ownership signature of Ann Leighton. Full contemporary calf bindings, a couple of boards detached. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Letters of Pliny, the Consul: With ...
Editorial: Printed for R. Dodsley
Año de publicación: 1747
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Otridge and Others, Edinburgh, 1810. Full-Leather. Estado de conservación: Fair. No Jacket. No Edition Stated. front board detached but present, odd volume, couple of plates, portraits of Trajan and Cicero, some foxing, text otherwise clean and sound. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 25645
Descripción J. Dodsley, 1786. Hardback. Estado de conservación: nrVG. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No DW. Very clean tight text. Full leather. Decorated spine lacks original title labels and now has modern paper title label. Light wear to covers. Nº de ref. de la librería hw302.015
Descripción E. Larkin, Boston, 1809. Leather. Estado de conservación: Good. No Jacket. Full calf leather. 332, 280 pp. Written by Pliny the Younger in the first century AD, these letters provide detailed insight into political and daily life Rome and the Roman world. This includes letters to Tacitus, among others, as well as letters describing the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, in which Pliny the Elder was killed. He also wrote on Christianity in the Roman world, among other subjects. Pliny the Younger was a lawyer and magistrate in ancient Rome. GOOD condition. Heavy scuffing to the leather on both volumes, with the hinges split and covers somewhat weakly attached to the binding. Minor soiling and staining to the covers. Spines very worn, with the leather cracked chipped and flaking, as well as loss to the head and tail. Ownership signatures present. Scattered moderate foxing and spotting throughout. Some soiling in the interior. Nº de ref. de la librería 009216