Plutarch's Lives, 6 Volume Set complete, John & William Langhorne, 1813
Plutarch's Lives, Translated from the Original Greek; with Notes Critical and Historical, and a Life of Plutarch. By John Langhorne, D.D. and William Langhorne, A.M. in Six Volumes. The Second Edition by The Rev. Francis Wrangham, M.A. F.R.S. with Corrections and Additions.
Printed in London for J. Mawman; F. C. and J. Rivington; G. Wilkie and J.Roninson; et al. Second edition thus. Published 1813.
A very good complete 6 Volume set of Plutarch's 50 biographies of notable Greeks and Romans, written circa 1st Century A.D.
Tan brown leather spines and corners with raised bands. Marbled paper over boards with marbled edges to text block. Covers are scuffed and bumped, but look attractive. Text is bright and clean and books are soundly bound. Frontispiece portrait of Plutarch to first volume, with offsetting to title page. Marbled endpapers.
Text in English.
Weight approximately 4.4kg unpacked (the set).
Dimensions: Each volume approximately 225mm high x 151mm wide x 35mm deep.