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Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Long Translation 1st US Ed. 1864
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"The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus" early printing of the first American edition of George Long translation, published by Tichnor and Fields, with '1864' on the title page and the catalog of publisher's book dated "November 1863." [First British edition appeared 1862-63]

Hard boards, original publisher's cloth [some wear, small cloth creases and black stain on spine: see photos]; 4.3/4" x 7.1/2"; brown endpapers, black ink bar on top of the title page, 310 pages including Index + 22-page publisher's catalog at the end. A little soiling, a few pencil markings [easy to erase]; very good condition.

Contains two essays on Marcus Aurelius and his philosophy by George Long [80 pages], Long's translation of M. A. "Meditations" with footnotes, Index.

"Meditations" is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from AD 161 to 180, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement.

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Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Long Translation 1st US Ed. 1864

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"The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus" early printing of the first American edition of George Long translation, published by Tichnor and Fields, with '1864' on the title page and the catalog of publisher's book dated "November 1863." [First British edition appeared 1862-63]

Hard boards, original publisher's cloth [some wear, small cloth creases and black stain on spine: see photos]; 4.3/4" x 7.1/2"; brown endpapers, black ink bar on top of the title page, 310 pages including Index + 22-page publisher's catalog at the end. A little soiling, a few pencil markings [easy to erase]; very good condition.

Contains two essays on Marcus Aurelius and his philosophy by George Long [80 pages], Long's translation of M. A. "Meditations" with footnotes, Index.

"Meditations" is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from AD 161 to 180, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement.

Note:
Country restrictions may apply - the lesser expansive Priority shipping may not be available to all countries.

US: Priority (c.2-4 days) --------- $18.50
Canada: Priority(c 2-6 weeks) ----- $39.50
World: Priority (c.2-8 weeks) ----- $49.50

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