Illustration: Illustrated with the illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676.
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Plutarch's best-known work is the Parallel Lives, a series of biographies of famous Greeks and Romans, arranged in pairs to illuminate their common moral virtues and vices. The surviving Lives contain 23 pairs, each with one Greek Life and one Roman Life, as well as four unpaired single Lives.
No flaws or blemishes, Gift Quality. Brown Leatherette boards with gilt spine titles with raised bands. Front decorated in tolled gilt. All edges gilt. Bindings tight and square, unopened, unread. The Dryden Translation.