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Mommsen, Theodore
The History of Rome
London: Richard Bentley, 1868. New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Translated into English by Rev. William P. Dickson and preface by Dr. Leonhard Schmitz. Gorgeous 2nd Edition, the "New Edition in Four Volumes". Large 8vo., xix, 543pp; vi,(4)507pp; x, 502pp; vi, 708pp. including index, Beautifully bound in contemporary three-quarter red polished calf over marbled paper-covered boards. 5 raised bands and 6 compartments. Title stamped in gold upon a back background in C2. Author and Volume # upon red in C3. Ornate gilt tooling in all others. T.E.G. Marbled end-papers Interior board edges in ruled gilt. Folding map in Vol.2. Square, tight and impeccably clean throughout with unfaded paper save for the index in vol. four printed on different quality paper. Some fairly moderate rubbing/scuffing to edges, bands and hinges, But generally a very clean and pleasing set and I think better than Very Good. Fairly uncommon in this condition.
Bookseller: Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable [U.S.A.]
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