London: The Folio Society, 2004. Photos; maps. Fourth Printing: [copyright 1994]. Pictorial cloth. Quarto (10 1/4 x 6 1/2" x 1 1/4"); golden tan cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt outline of Nero's head on front cover; green carboard slipcase; 9 maps and light olive drab map endpapers by Russell Piggott; illustrated with 37 images in text [B&W] and on 16 glossy pages of color photos; xxvii, [xxviii: blank] + 222 pages. Weight: 1 lb. 14 oz. Very Fine / Slipcase: Very Fine. Item #7487
Stand-alone edition of The Folio Society's series "Rulers of the Ancient World," which includes Hannibal, Alexander the Great,Julius Caesar, and Cleopatera. Reprint of the 1970 Weidenfeld & Nicholson Edition, which was published in this format by The Folio Society in 1998.
Michael Grant CBE (1914 – 2004) was an English classicist, numismatist, and author of numerous VERY CLEAR & READABLE books on ancient history. His 1956 translation of Tacitus's Annals of Imperial Rome remains a standard of the work.
EXCELLENT CONDITION for book, its contents and illustrations, and slipcase. No previous owner's marks.