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PLUTARCH
[Vitae parallelae. English. Langhorne. 1774]
Plutarch's Lives, translated from the original Greek, with notes critical and historical, and a new life of Plutarch. By John Langhorne, D.D. and William Langhorne, M.A. In six volumes. ... The second edition.
London: printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1774.
6 vols ; 17.6 cm. (12º)
I: [4], 392 p.
II: [4], 390, [2] p.
III: [4], 390 p.
IV: [4], 432 p.
V: [4], 432 p.
VI: [4], 16, [396] p.

First edition 1770. Contents for all six volumes in vol. VI. 'The life of Plutarch', vol. I, pp. [xii]--xlv. Publisher's advertisements at end of vol. II. Index in vol. VI is unpaginated. The sixth edition of 1801 is also in Soane's library (q.v.), and was evidently used by him in researching ancient architecture. ESTC n20526.

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt-tooled spines, red and green morocco spine-labels, marbled endpapers.

Reference Number 669


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