The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans / compared together by that grave, learned philosopher and historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea ; translated out of Greek into French by James Amyot and out of French into English by Thomas North ; the text

; North, Thomas, Sir, 1535-1601?, translator ; Baughman, Roland Orvil, 1902-1967, translator ; Goulart, Simon, 1543-1628 ; Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956, book designer ; Rosenwald, Edith Goodkind, donor ; Southworth-Anthoensen Press, printer ; Limited Editions Club, former owner ; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) ; Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
New York : Limited Editions Club, 1941.

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Standard Title Lives. English
Other Title Half title: Plutarch's lives
Other Authors Baughman, Roland Orvil, 1902-1967,
Dwiggins, W. A. 1880-1956,
Goulart, Simon, 1543-1628.
North, Thomas, 1535-1601?,
Rosenwald, Edith Goodkind,
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
Limited Editions Club,
Southworth-Anthoensen Press,
Subjects Greece -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Greece.
Rome (Empire)
Rome -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Description 8 volumes ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1941.
Notes "Designed [and signed] by W.A. Dwiggins and printed by the Southworth-Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine. Fifteen hundred copies were made"--Colophon.
Based on North's first edition (1579) which included, besides Plutarch's writings, two "fabrications" ("Hannibal" and "Scipio African") This edition also includes seven additional "fabrications" (the lives of Epaminondas, Philip of Macedon, Dionysius, Octavius Caesar, Plutarch, Seneca, and the "Nine chieftains") and North's translation of a comparison of Alexander and Caesar, written by Simon Goulart, all of which were contained in North's edition of 1603. Cf. Vol. 1, pages volume.
Bound in blue cloth over boards; spine stamped in gold; top edges stained blue; in orange box.
Issued together in 2 slipcases.
LC has copyright deposit copy, with embossed stamp below colophon: This is one of 15 presentation copies 'out of series.' DLC
Limited edition of 1500 copies, of which this is no. 1387.
Citation Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985, numbers 128
Newman and Wiche. Great and good books, 128
Genre Biography.
Early works.
Geographic Area Greece
Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3793823
(OCoLC)ocm03793823
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Plutarch.
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