Pliny, Natural History, 10 vol. / Loeb Classical Library

Loeb Classical Library, Pliny the Elder, Natural history (Naturalis historia / Histoire naturelle). In ten volumes. Translated by H. Rackham, W. H. S. Jones and D. E. Eichholz.

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  • Condition / Etat: very good, minor shelf wear, small stains, some marginal annotations / très bon état, minimes traces d'usures, quelques annotations marginales.
  • Volumes : 10 volumes.
  • Binding / Reliure : original red titled cloth , cartonné.
  • Format : In-16 / 17 x 11 cm.
  • Pages : LXIII, 463, 8; XXXVII, 531, 8; XXIX, 499, 8 pp.
  • Editor : Cambridge, Harvard University Press / London, Heinemann.
  • Date : 1962 - 1971.
  • Language / Langue: Latin and English on opposite pages / Bilingue latin et anglais.

    Pliny the Elder (23–79 CE), tireless researcher and writer, is author of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unrivaled compendium of Roman knowledge. The contents of the books are as follows:

    • Book 1: Table of contents of the others and of authorities;
    • Book 2: Mathematical and metrological survey of the universe;
    • Books 3–6: Geography and ethnography of the known world;
    • Book 7: Anthropology and the physiology of man;
    • Books 8–11: Zoology;
    • Books 12–19: Botany, agriculture, and horticulture;
    • Books 20–27: Plant products as used in medicine;
    • Books 28–32: Medical zoology;
    • Books 33–37: Minerals (and medicine), the fine arts, and gemstones.

    The Loeb Classical Library edition of Natural History is in ten volumes.

    The Loeb Classical Library® is the only existing series of books which, through original text and English translation, gives access to all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire classical heritage is represented here in convenient and well-printed pocket volumes in which an up-to-date text and accurate and literate English translation face each other page by page. The editors provide substantive introductions as well as essential critical and explanatory notes and selective bibliographies.

Condition D'occasion - Très bon état
Langue Royaume-Uni
Illustré Non
Publication Date 1 janv. 1962
Siècle 20e siècle
Auteur / Cartographe / Photographe Pline le Jeune
Editeur Harvard University Press
Première édition Non
Edition signée Non
Reliure signée Non
Aux armes Non
Reliure / Format Cartonné
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