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The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans

Author: Plutarch.Thomas North, SirRoland Orvil BaughmanSimon GoulartW A DwigginsAll authors
Publisher: New York : Limited Editions Club, 1941.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plutarch.
Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans.
New York : Limited Editions Club, 1941
(OCoLC)695911937
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; Thomas North, Sir; Roland Orvil Baughman; Simon Goulart; W A Dwiggins; Edith Goodkind Rosenwald; Southworth-Anthoensen Press,; Limited Editions Club,; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 3793823
Notes: Based on North's first edition (1579) which included, besides Plutarch's writings, two "fabrications" ("Hannibal" and "Scipio African") This edition also includes seven additional "fabrications" (the lives of Epaminondas, Philip of Macedon, Dionysius, Octavius Caesar, Plutarch, Seneca, and the "Nine chieftains") and North's translation of a comparison of Alexander and Caesar, written by Simon Goulart, all of which were contained in North's edition of 1603. Cf. Vol. 1, p. v.
"Designed [and signed] by W.A. Dwiggins and printed by the Southworth-Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine. Fifteen hundred copies were made"--Colophon.
Issued together in 2 slipcases.
LC has copyright deposit copy, with embossed stamp below colophon: This is one of 15 presentation copies 'out of series.'
Description: 8 volumes ; 21 cm
Contents: V. 1. Theseus. Romulus, Lycurgus. Numa Pompilius. Solon. Publius Valerius Publicola. Pericles. Fabius Maximus. Alcibiades. Caius Martius Coriolanus. Aristides. Marcus Cato the Censor. Lysander. Sylla. Cimon. Lucius Lucullus --
v. 2. Nicias. Marcus Crassus. Agesilaus. Pompey. Alexander the Great. Julius Caesar. Demosthenes. Marcus Tullius Cicero. Demetrius. Marcus Antonius. Dion. Marcus Brutus.
Other Titles: Lives.
Plutarch's lives
Responsibility: compared together by that grave, learned philosopher and historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea ; translated out of Greek into French by James Amyot and out of French into English by Thomas North ; the text being prepared for this edition by Roland Baughman ; with an introduction for this edition by Emil Ludwig.

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