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PLUTARCH
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THE LIVES of the NOBLE GRECIANS and Romans
Printed by JohnHayes for George Sawbridge , at the Bible on Ludgate Hill1676
[NORTH'S PLUTARTCH] 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 Amiot .... By Sir Thomas NORTH, Knight. Hereunto are added The lives of Epaminondas .... To which are also added the Lives of twenty selected Eminent Persons of Ancient and latter times; Translated out of the work of that famous Historiographer to the King of France and Poland ANDREW THEVET....And now in this edition are further added The Lives of several Eminent Persons translated out of the aforesaid Andrew Thevet. Cambridge, Printed by John Hayes for George Sawbridge , at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, London Anno Dom MDC.LXXVI [1676]. Collates thus : [viii] 8, 1030 [ie.1026] ,2 (table),20 (Notes),Prosopographia [vi],91,blank,[xxxvi] Nos. 97/8, 99/100, 105/6, 107/8, 334/8, 444/8 omitted; 101/4, 336/7, 797/8 repeated in paging. Added title page engraved frontis, head-pieces, initials.The lives of Epaminondas, of Phillip of Macedon ... (p. [913]-1030) has separate title page with imprint : Cambridge : Printed by J. Hayes, 1675.The lives of several eminent persons ... has separate title page and pagination : Prosopographia; or, Some select pourtraitures and lives of ancient and modern illustrious personages ... newly tr. into English ... and generally by Geo. Gerbier, alias O'Ovvilly ... Cambridge : Printed by John Hayes for William Lee, 1676. Recently restored ( professional repair and restoration to first three leaves) and rebound in C17th style full panelled speckled calf,spine in 7 sections,blind tooled decoration,label, gilt to spine. One or two pages with professionally repaired tears ,one page of "Notes" with tear to gutter margin just avoiding text. Some damp staining to top edge of some earlier leaves, some toning , but generally in sound and pleasing condition. Complete despite erratic pagination.
condition: Very Good
binding: Full Panelled Calf

£1200.00   



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