Hardcover, red cloth lettered in gold and decorated with Satyr of front board, in publisher’s black slipcase. 246 pages. Glossary. Translated by William Burnaby. Introduction by Gilbert Bagnani. Illustrated by Antonio Sotomayor. Sandglass from the Heritage Club laid-in. First edition thus. A picaresque work of fiction centered on the social life of the first century Roman Empire. Incidental darkening to spine. else a fine copy. Book is clean, square and unmarked, appears unread. Slipcase intact with no splits, cracks or soiling. A very good+ copy in a fine slipcase.