Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Gallus or Roman Scenes: With Notes and Excursuses Illustrative of the Manners and Customs of the Romans

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1882. Seventh edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxi, 535 (1)pp. Original full Morocco with gilt-stamped illustration and ruling on cover, gilt tooling and ruling with gilt lettering on black label of spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. Contains advertisement to second edition, translator's and author's preface, Roman life described in twelve scenes: The Roman Family, The Roman House, Studies and Letters, The Journey, The Villa, Lycoris, Baths and Gymnastics, Dress, The Banquet, The Drinkers, The Catastrophe, The Grave. Illustrated with in-text drawings and plans throughout. Contains index at rear. Binding with some wear along edges, front joint cracked but holding. Ex-Libris of the Merchant Taylors' School on inside front cover. Dealer stamp on verso of front endpaper. Front and back covers detached. Binding in overall poor, interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #45228

Price: $35.00

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