Atwater, Richard (Translator)
Title Secret History of Procopius. Newly Translated from the Greek By Richard Atwater
Book Condition Very Good (Plus)
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Chicago Pascal Covici 1927
Seller ID 004173
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1927. This famous work of classical history was written by the Secretary to the General Belisarius, and gave us an insider's view of Justinian and Theodora. The translator, Richard Atwater (1892-1948). won a Newberry Award in 1939 for a children's book he wrote with his wife. This is a Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of the First Edition, in a Fine Binding. Blue cloth with fancy decoration in gilt. Clean text; 286 pages; gilt top edge. This edition is LIMITED to 760 copies and has been SIGNED by Atwater and Douglas C. McMurtrie, whose distinctive typeface design is used here for the first time. No dustjacket; in an archival plastic protector. A lovely book, and a pleasure to read.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.