Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Fine / Fine. Item #007865
Translated by Joseph Solodow. Full green cloth. xxxiii, 827 pp. Very slight rubbing to corners and spine ends. Dust jacket slightly sunned at flaps. Fine overall. This authoritative history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the thousand-year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. At once a bibliographic work, a literary study, and a reader's handbook, this book is the first work of its kind to appear in English in nearly four decades.