Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1931. Pictorial Frontispiece Of Mantua. First Edition. Signed presentation from Rand on the front endpaper: "To Marjorie Green with many thanks for her helpfulness, Edward Kennard Rand." Marjorie Green, who edited the book's manuscript, is mentioned by Rand in the acknowledgements. With her personal bookplate on the front pastedown. Rand was one of the earliest American classicists to concern himself with the survival of Roman civilization through the Middle Ages and was the first president of the Mediaeval Academy of America (1925). 8vo., cranberry-red cloth, gilt titles on spine; top edge gilt; 458 pages. Item #56705
Very Good (gilt on spine bright, light-red spotting to front & rear covers; contents clean & tight).