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"Quo Vadis." a Narrative of the Time of Nero Authorized and Unabridged Translation from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin
A sound Popular Edition in Very Good condition. Green cloth with dark green lettering and decoration with gilt title on spine. Cover lightly soiled with a few spots. Spine somewhat discolored. Period owner inscription. Text is clean and tight.
Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1905, Sienkiewicz is best known for his epic historical novel Quo Vadis. It is the story of the soldier Vinicius who aims to win the love of Ligia, a Christian, by understanding the true meaning of her religion. The setting is Nero's Rome, an excessive time when Christians are being thrown to the lions.
Book Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1898.
Illustrator: B&W Illustrations