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I, Claudius and Claudius the God: And His Wife Messalina. by  Robert Graves - First Edition - 1934 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 133203)

I, Claudius and Claudius the God: And His Wife Messalina.

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I, Claudius and Claudius the God: And His Wife Messalina.

by Graves, Robert

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London: Arthur Barker, 1934. First editions of Graves' classic Claudius novels. Octavo, 2 volumes, bound in full morocco, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In fine condition. An exceptional set.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
133203
Title
I, Claudius and Claudius the God: And His Wife Messalina.
Author
Graves, Robert
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Arthur Barker
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1934
Keywords
I Claudius First Edition, Robert Graves First Edition
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]

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