1) The First Man In Rome, 1990. First Edition. Synopsis A story tracing the creation of Republican Rome presents those who founded an empire, including Marius and Sulla, each determined to become the First Man of Rome. 2) The Grass Crown, 1991. Description Following The First Man in Rome , this is the second vel in a saga of the Roman Republic. Gaius Marius, the general who saved Rome from barbarian invasion, has fallen into decline - but it has been foretold that he will become consul a seventh time. By the author of The Thorn Birds . Both hardcover, with dust jackets, in brand new condition. Get both for $20. Buy more than one kijiji item and pay less. I live in Linwood, and have a storage area where I store what I have for sale on Kijiji and more. Let me know if you'd like to arrange pick-up at Linwood (the fastest and cheaper method), or at another location, possibly where I go for groceries, in north Waterloo or Elmira. Please let the pictures describe the item, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me. Check out my many other listings and thanks for looking.