Lot 184
Monumental Set of Books on Ancient Greek and Roman History
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Duruy, Victor. History of Greece, and the Greek People, From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest (Boston: Dana Estes & Charles Lauriat, 1890), eight volumes, and History of Rome and of the Roman People, From Its Origin to the Invasion of the Barbarians and Fall of the Empire (Boston: Dana Estes & Charles Lauriat, 1884), sixteen volumes; both sets quarto (12 in.) in conforming blue cloth with pastedown title plates on the spine; heavily illustrated with engravings, numerous maps and color plates.

Internal age toning with some chipping to leaves; various states of binding from tight to nearly disbound; scuffs and minor losses to boards; fading to titles; overall fair to good condition.