W. H. Allen, 1961, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
Set in the time of high Roman Society, this is the story of a handsome ambitious young man who tries to crash it all around him. The author's portrayal of the Roman aristocracy - and particularly their snobbery and selfishness - is a major achievement, as indeed is his portrait of his complex chief character. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17339.