Hardback, very good condition. Top and bottom corners of the spine slightly bumped. Minimal foxing throughout.
Publisher George Routledge, in The Broadway Booklets series, Not dated. 92 pp + 1 page publisher's ad. Gilt lettering and floral patterns on blue boards. Photo of King's College Cambridge inside cover.
Euphranor: a Dialogue on Youth. Edward; Macaulay, Lord Fitzgerald
Edward FitzGerald was born Edward Purcell at Bredfield House in Bredfield, around 2 miles north of Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, in 1809. In 1818, his father, John Purcell, assumed the name and arms of his wife's family, the FitzGeralds. In 1851, he published his first book, Euphranor, a Platonic dialogue, born of memories of the old happy life in Cambridge. This was followed in 1852 by the publication of Polonius, a collection of "saws and modern instances," some of them his own, the rest borrowed from the less familiar English classics.