Butts, Mary. New York: The Ecco Press (1974). First American Edition. Blue cloth. x, 286 pp. A solid copy with only light wear. “Cleopatra, as a thoroughly intelligent head of state, a warm and witty woman, mistress, muse, and mother of a Caesar…is here viewed in depth by one of the most expert writers of our century…” – Virgil Thomson Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.