A fictional reconstruction of the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian, who reorganized Roman Britain and restored order on the Danube. He was also the grandfather of later emperor Marcus Aurelius, for whom this fictional autobiography was written.
Written by: Marguerite Yourcenar
Fifth Large Printing
Translated from the French by Grace Frick in Collaboration with the Author
Published by: Farrar, Straus and Young
Printing Date: 1954
Hardcover with Dust Jacket
In Fair Condition for the age. Includes Dust jacket that has heavy wear but is still intact due to being repaired with tape. Book itself is in fair to good condition. Outside front and back cover have some moderate wear, mostly due to a dried water stain on bottom edge of spine. Binding is strong. Inside is good to very good, has a previous owner’s book plate with clean and crisp pages.