The Lays of Ancient Rome comprises four narrative poems composed by Macaulay - Horatius, The Battle of Lake Regillus, Virginia, and The Prophecy of Capys - recalling popular episodes from Roman historical-legends that were strongly moral in tone. To these are added two poems dealing with more recent European history, "Ivry" and "The Armada."
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
Edition: New edition
Date Published: 1872
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 167 p. 18 cm green full leather Riviere binding with raised bands and gold lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Features title page vignette. Some rubbing to edge of covers, a few minor scufs to front, front corners bumped. Pages clean.