Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London, Melbourne, And Toronto: Ward, Lock, & Co. Limited, 1910.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Howard Somerville
A first printing of the first ediiton in good condition with foxing throughout. The covers are faded and there is general sheflwear. Volume is signed by author.
Berenice is the story of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, and her relationship with the Roman general and future emperor, Julius Caesar. The story is told through the eyes of Berenice, Caesar’s sister and confidante.
Berenice is a passionate, intelligent woman who is drawn to the power and influence of her brother. When Caesar is appointed dictator of Rome, she is eager to please him and help him achieve his goals. However, she is also an ambitious woman and wants to advance her own interests. As Caesar’s power grows, Berenice must choose between her loyalty to her brother and her own desires.
The story follows Berenice and Caesar as they navigate the politics of Rome, and their relationship develops and changes over time. Berenice is a complex and fascinating character, and her story is a fascinating look into the life of one of history’s most influential women.; B&W; 8vo; 203 pages; Signed by Author.