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The Private Life of the Romans (The Lake Classical Series) by  Harold Whetstone JOHNSTON - Hardcover - 1903 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84727)

The Private Life of the Romans (The Lake Classical Series)

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The Private Life of the Romans (The Lake Classical Series)

by JOHNSTON, Harold Whetstone

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Chicago: Scott, Foresman and Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1903. Hardcover. Harold Whetstone Johnston, Latin professor at Indiana University, takes the reader along as he describes the everyday lives of the ancient Romans. With chapters on names, families, marriage, homes & furniture, food, amusements, travel and the slaves who did almost all of the physical work to be done; as well as other topics. With black & white illustrations throughout. An entry in publisher's The Lake Classical Series. --- In green cloth-covered boards with circular seal in blind to cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owners' signatures & info to front endpapers, acidic stains to front and rear endpapers, and with a few scattered inkings inside the book and dulling to spine gilding, otherwise a sound, tightly-bound, clean copy.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; 344 pages .


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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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