Plutarch's Lives, Abridged From The Original Greek (5 Volumes)

SKU: 015990
Regular price £125.00 GBP inc. VAT
Five small volumes bound in leather. 3 dating from 1762 and 2 from 1790. Volume One: Front board detached from text block, and spine very bumped, with section of leather missing at top and bottom. Spine label mostly missing. Corners mildly bumped. Text block is loose. Pages have occasional marks and are dulled by age. Volume Two: Also bumped at corners and spine. Leather missing at top of spine and spine label mostly missing. Leather stained or scratched in places. Inner hinges cracked. Text block neat, though darkened with age and occasional stained. Volume Three: Front board becoming detached. Otherwise in similar condition to other volumes; bumping, rubbing and staining. First blank page has had top corner torn away. Spine label missing. Volume Four: Joint between boards and spine cracked though covers still attached. Areas of leather missing at top and bottom of spine. Similar to other volumes. Text block significantly lighter and brighter than on previous volumes. Volume Five: Rear cover is missing. Front cover is present but completely detached. Leather at spine is cracked. Areas missing at top and bottom of spine. Text block brighter but with some mild foxing. When securely packed will weigh in the region of 796. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 996g.(YBP Ref: 015990:15(1f))
  • Author: PLUTARCH
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  • Publisher: J Newbery
  • Condition: Good
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  • Size: 16mo - over 53/4in - 63/4in tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published Date: 1762
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  • Language: English