AUTHOR: LANGHORNE, John & William (Plutarch).
TITLE: Plutarch's Lives, Translated From The Original Greek; with Notes, Historical and Critical; and A Life of Plutarch.
PUBLISHER: London: for many, 1819.
DESCRIPTION: EXTRA ILLUSTRATED NEW EDITION REVISED. 6 vols., 8-5/8" x 5-5/8", extra illustrated with the insertion of 60 additional plates one (frontis engraved portrait plate of Plutarch) hand colored. Bound in fine full orange morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Bayntun.
CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, overall A FINE SET.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIOON: The Langhorne translation first appeared in 1770 and remained for many years as the predominant translation.