Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1975. Hardcover. 18mo. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #011895
Loeb Classical Library No. 181. Latin and English, facing translations. Red cloth with gilt lettering and LCL monogram to front board. lxvi, 602 pp. Light chafing to extremities. Dust jacket is price clipped, chafed to extremities, sunned to spine, small chips to spine foot. In six books compounded of solid reasoning, Lucretius expounds the scientific theories of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, with the aim of dispelling fear of the gods and fear of death, so enabling man to attain peace of mind and happiness.