Quarto, five volumes; quarter leather and pictorial papered boards; one corner slightly bumped; essentially a fine set with the very good slipcase a little bumped, creased and marked.
Includes definitive translations and notes of Aristotle: Ethics; Cicero: On the Good Life; Lucretius: On the Nature of Things; Plato: Republic (and) Seneca: Letters from a Stoic. Prefaces by A.C. Grayling and frontispiece engraving (and corresponding front cover illustration) by Simon Brett.
Octavo, 16 volumes (four slipcased sets and one single volume in a slipcase); decorated cloth; a few spines lightly rubbed; the head of one spine a little bumped; an excellent set in the lightly rubbed slipcases.
With numerous illustrations after wood engravings by Peter Reddick.
Octavo; gilt- and black-decorated cloth; a fine copy in the fine slipcase.
One of the primary texts used by William Shakespeare. The woodcuts are taken from the original 1577 edition, while the Introduction and Commentary by Michael Wood are unique to this edition, 'which follows the text ... of the second edition ... of 1807-1808' (the first revised edition was published in 1587).
Quarto; quarter gilt-decorated leather and pictorial cloth; a fine copy in the excellent slightly scuffed slipcase.
The illustrations by Graham Baker, the maps by Anita Karl and James Kemp, and the minor revisions by the translator, Bernard Knox (who also provides the Introduction and Notes), are unique to this edition.
Pictorial cloth; gilt lettering on the spine a little dulled; two tiny and unobtrusive marks near the front hinge; an excellent copy in the slipcase (lightly scuffed and beginning to split at one joint).
Introduction by Richard Hoggart; illustrations by Charles Raymond.
Small quarto, two volumes; patterned cloth a little sunned on the spines; a very good set in the colour pictorial slipcase a little rubbed on the bottom edge, a small indentation track and the paper slightly torn at one corner with very slight loss.... Read complete entry