New York: Duffield and Co, 1909. Limited Edition. Octavo. Item #029061
Limited to only 1000 copies of which 500 were reserved for America. Engraved frontispieces, V. 1. 211pp. The main sources of Julius Caesar, life of Julius Caesar, Life of Marcus Brutus, V. 2, 230pp. The main sources of Antony & Cleopatra, and of Coriolanus; Life of Marcus Antonius, Life of Caius Martius Coriolanus. Using Thomas North's masterful translation of Plutarch, Professor Tucker Brooke has become one of the most important in understanding the Bard's sources. Bound in 1/4 vellum over light blue cloth stamped in blind, spines lettered and ruled in red and black, top edges gilt, volume two with wear to head, some potting to boards and spines, previous owner's name dated 1912.