Lays of Ancient Rome


Macaulay, Thomas Babington; E.A. Cox (Illust.) RI ROI RBA

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington; E.A. Cox (Illust.) RI ROI RBA. Lays of Ancient Rome. London: Humphrey Milford | Oxford University Press, 1926. pp. xxxvi, 180. Square Small 4to. Black cloth boards with elaborate gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board, illustrated endpapers, untrimmed page edges. All thirteen gorgeous tipped-in plates present. Light rubbing to boards, contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+. “Lays of Ancient Rome is a collection of narrative poems, or lays, by Thomas Babington Macaulay. Four of these recount heroic episodes from early Roman history with strong dramatic and tragic themes, giving the collection its name.” Very Good +. Hardcover. (#786) $85.00