Roman Epic Poetry and History Books Including Ovid and Horace, Mid-20th Century
|Title and Author/Editor||The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. I–III (Edward Gibbon), Metamorphoses (Ovid), The Aeneid of Virgil (Translated by Rolfe Humphries), Odes and Epodes (Horace), and more|
|Illustrator||Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)|
|Binding||Illustrated cloth on board, One quarter cloth with paper boards, Slipcase|
|Publisher||Heritage Press, Charles Scribner’s Sons, Allyn and Bacon|
|Publication Year||1946, 1961|
|Period||Mid-20th Century, Vintage|
|Place of Publication||New York, Boston|
|Number of Books||10|
- generally tight bindings; loose hinges; page toning; edge and slipcase wear; bowing; slightly bumped and cocked spines.
- measures one.