Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1982, (1982). Illustrated by the etchings of Giovani Batista, Piranesi. Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, (1982). Dark Blue Leatherette over boards, with gold designs and lettering. The Annals (Latin: Annales) by Roman historian and senator Tacitus is a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Tiberius to that of Nero, the years AD 14–68. The Annals are an important source for modern understanding of the history of the Roman Empire during the 1st century AD; it is Tacitus' final work, and modern historians generally consider it his greatest writing.
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb. Illustrated by the etchings of Giovani Batista, Piranesi. Near Fine / No DJ as issued. Item #950
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1982. The Franklin Library, 1982, Near Mint, Leatherette, 22 kt. gold accents and lettering, printed with acid neutral pages that are thread sewn, not glued together, gold gilded page edges to further protect the pages, raised spine bands that give each volume that distinctive antique look, decorated end papers. Dark Blue Leatherette over boards, with gold designs and lettering. No DJ as issued.
Franklin Library Books stopped printing these in 2000, they are no longer in print. These are beautiful books and make unique great gifts.