Title: Plutarch’s Lives, Translated from the Original Greek; With Notes, Historical and Critical; And a Life of Plutarch. A New Edition, Carefully Corrected, and the Index Much Amended, and Accurately Revised Throughout. In Four Volumes
Author: Plutarch – Plutarch then named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus was a Greek historian, biographer, and essayist, known primarily for his “Parallel Lives and Moralia.” He is considered today to be a Middle Platonist.
Publisher: Hickman and Hazzard
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1822
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6″ Height: 9″
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: The antique set is bound in full brown leather with gilt-lettered red leather labels and gilt ruling to the spines. The books show external wear, with cracking to top and bottom of spine edges and minor scuffing at edges. The covers display some rubbing. The second volume lacks the spine label. The third volume has minor loss of material along left side of the mid-section of the spine. The rear board of the second volume is slightly warped. The bindings are firm. The previous owner’s name and the date of 1849 appear on the front pastedowns. The signature of John C. Rudd appears on the front flyleaf of the first volume. The pages exhibit foxing. This work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author.

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