copyright 1910; The MacMillan Company publishers, New York; smaller hardbound; very good condition with some very small pencil notes in texts; also numeric pencil notations inside front cover - see pic.


From Preface -

The following selections from the correspondence of Cicero are intended for the use of Freshman classes.  It is the belief of the editor that, after the mainly grammatical treatment of Latin in the secondary school, the students need most to be awakened to the fact that the Roman authors were men of flesh and blood...the editor has aimed to put before the student a large number of letters.  In their selection the guiding principle has been to have the student form a clear picture, well rounded, of Cicero, not only as a man in public life, but also in his private relations to family and friends...

Cicero's Letters by Ernst Riess, Ph.D.

SKU: BS151x