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The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes :
compared together by that grave, learned philosopher & historiographer Plutarke of Chæronea /
translated out of Greeke into French by James Amyot ... and out of French into Englishe, by Thomas North ; decorated by Thomas Lowinsky.
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Oxford : Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon and published for the press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1928.
Head-pieces (with portraits).
This edition of North's Plutarch, volumes 1-7, is a close reprint of the 1st edition, published in folio in 1579; volume 8 contains the additional lives which appeared as part 2 in the edition of 1603.
Includes "The lives of Annibal and Scipio African [attributed to Donato Acciajuoli] translated into French by Charles de la Sluce and Englished by Thomas North": volume 7, pages -396, and "The comparison of Annibal with P. Scipio African", by Simon Goulart: volume 7, pages -401.
Volume 8 has title: The lives of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, and of Octavius Cæsar Augustus: collected out of good authors. Also the lives of nine excellent chieftaines of warre, taken out of Latine from Emylius Probus, by S.G.S. [Simon Goulart of Senlis] by whom also are added the lives of Plutarch and of Seneca; gathered together, disposed, and enriched as the others. And now translated into English by Sir Thomas North ...
Limited edition of 500 copies of which this is no. 134.
Many pages uncut in all volumes.
With bookplate of W. B. Yeats on front pastedown of volumes 1-5.
"Bibliographical note": volume 8, pages -371.
Physical description: 8 volumes ; 24 cm
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985. page 210.
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YL 1597/1-8: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.
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