The Lays of Ancient Rome, With Ivry and the Armada. Thomas Babington MACAULAY, Lord.

The Lays of Ancient Rome, With Ivry and the Armada.

New York, NY: White and Allen, 1887. [Poetry] LIMITED EDITION, EX LIBRIS CLEMENT ATTLEE. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.xxxviii; 167 [3]. Number 67 of of 400 copies (250 for America, 150 for the UK), finely printed by the Chiswick Press, London, on handmade paper. With an autotype medal of the author as a frontispiece. Publisher's cream full vegetable parchment, with gilt titles to spine and upper, and coloured numismatic decoration to upper. All edges untrimmed. A black ink gift inscription to flyleaf: 'To G.H.B. Hill | from his Latin | master M. Grant | 1887.' A new bookplate detailing provenance to front pastedown. Some offsetting to endpapers. Heavy wear and browning to spine, and moderate wear to boards. Good. Item #56762

From the library of Clement Attlee (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1945-1951), and his wife Violet..

Price: £75.00

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