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Pliny the Elder
NEW Folio Society NATURAL HISTORY Pliny the Elder Limited Edition Slipcased 5V
Folio Society, 2012. As New (Sealed). Mint condition for each volume. The condition is of the highest quality without any flaws. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Plenty of bubble wrap for safe transit and on-time reliable shipping. Very Fine guaranteed. A Rare Set for the Discerning Collector. Folio Society. 2012. "Natural History" by Pliny The Elder. A Limited Edition 5-volume set., As New, sealed in the original shrink-wrap without any flaws. Slipcased. Translated by H. Rackham. Introduction by Anthony T. Grafton. Published by the Folio Society in 2012 - First Printing This is a 5-volume complete set in one shipment. About Natural History The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is a work by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover all ancient knowledge. The work's subject area is thus not limited to what is today understood by natural history; Pliny himself defines his scope as "the natural world, or life". It is encyclopedic in scope, but its structure is not like that of a modern encyclopedia. It is the only work by Pliny to have survived, and the last that he published. He published the first 10 books in AD 77, but had not made a final revision of the remainder at the time of his death during the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius. The rest was published posthumously by Pliny's nephew, Pliny the Younger. The work is divided into 37 books, organized into 10 volumes. These cover topics including astronomy, mathematics, geography, ethnography, anthropology, human physiology, zoo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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