Title-page to Plutarch's 'Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans', trans. by James Amiot (London, Abraham Miller and William Lee, 1657); portrait of Plutarch in oval at upper centre, flanked by two armed figures, one wearing a plumed helmet and representing 'A Roman', the other wearing a crown and holding a shield and spear and representing 'A Grecian'; at top, a winged female holds wreaths over the two armed figures; title in centre, below which compartments depicting a naval battle and a cavalry battle, and on the left a representation of Athens, on the right a representation of Rome; imprint details in cartouche below. 1656 Engraving with etching
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