Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, Franklin St., Corner of Hawley, Subscription Ed.(1878); shiny brown boards with stamped black floral decoration, gilt titles on board and spine, dark brown endpapers, Juvenile hardback.
"This sketch of the History of Rome covers the period till the reign of Charles the Great as head of the new Western Empire. The history has been given as briefly as could be done consistently with such details as can alone make it interesting to all classes of readers. Charlotte M. Yonge." Still in use today.
CONDITION: Good only, erased name, rubbed edges and extremities, 4 pages and plate barely holding, tide water mark for about 3/8 strip across top margin, still, clean with interesting illustrations. Item #21144