"IF THERE IS ANY COMMON PROPERTY IN IDEAS, IT CERTAINLY INHERES IN CLASSICAL LEARNING, THE GREATEST INHERITANCE OF THE AGES"
MILLER, Marion Mills, ed. The Classics in Greek and Latin. New York: Vincent Parke, (1909). Fifteen volumes. Royal octavo, later full patterned russet morocco, raised bands, front boards with large gold and black embossed motif, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and unopened. $5500.
"Roman" edition, number 16 of only 100 sets signed by the editor in chief, illustrated with numerous plates, some hand-colored, beautifully bound.
This beautifully printed, illustrated and bound collection of Greek and Roman classics, edited by Marion Mills Miller, includes the Iliad and the Odyssey, Greek and Roman drama, philosophy, oratory, poetry and history, with and extensive collection of modern essays by writers and scholars guiding the reader to the history, context and interpretation of the works.
A beautiful set in fine condition.