Paris: Société d'Edition "Les Belles Lettres" 1938. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (10 x 6 1/2"). XI, , 297, pp (Vol. 1); 409, pp (Vol. 2). Uncut (Vols 1 & 2) and unopened (Vol. 2). Original printed wrappers, with publisher's logo on each front cover and title page.
This two-volume set is the first complete collection of Greek, classical Latin and medieval pronouncements on ancient religion and magic. It contains a commentary which estimates the measure of truth contained in them.
Spine of first volume partly chipped and almost detached. Front cover detached but present. Tail of spine of second volume partly chipped. Text in French. Wrappers of first volume in overall poor to fair, wrappers of second volume in good, interior in very good condition. f to vg. Item #41555