CLAUDIUS THE GOD AND HIS WIFE MESSALINA. London: Arthur Barker, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-575 [576: blank], folded genealogical table tipped to p. , original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition, first printing. Higginson A43a. Some spotting to cloth, scattered foxing to endpapers, preliminaries and page edges, a good copy in good 10/6 pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by John Aldridge) with wear and shallow loss along top and bottom edges, several closed tears, mainly at folds, a couple with small internal tape mends, rear panel a bit tanned and dusty, internal tanning to flaps. (#152630).
"FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1934" on copyright page.