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Image for The Letters of Alciphron, Aelian and Philostratus.

The Letters of Alciphron, Aelian and Philostratus.

By: Alciphron, Aelian and Philostratus : translated by Allen Rogers Benner & Francis H. Fobes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge (Mass), Harvard University Press: nd

Seller ID: 34901


(Loeb Classical Library, no 383.) 588pp, includes index. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0674994213 ***Parallel texts in Latin and English. View more info

Aristotle's Art of Poetry: A Greek View of Poetry and Drama.

By: Aristotle.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1963

Seller ID: 27834


Introduction and Explanations by W. Hamilton Fyfe. Small octavo. 82pp. Original blue cloth (spine and adjacent strip slightly faded, light flecking on edges). Owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

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The Peloponnesian War : Athens, Sparta and the struggle for Greece.

By: BAGNALL. Nigel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2004

Seller ID: 33085


318pp, maps. Soft covers. Edges a little yellowed; a very good clean copy. ISBN 0712698817 View more info

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The Frontiers of Imperial Rome.

By: BREEZE, David J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire., Pen & Sword Military: 2011

Seller ID: 35411


8vo. 242pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1848844271 View more info

Image for The Age of Fable, or Beauties of Mythology.

The Age of Fable, or Beauties of Mythology.

By: BULFINCH, Thomas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus: 1899

Seller ID: 35555


With notes, revisions and additions by William H. Klapp. Nearly two hundred illustrations and a complete index. Small 8vo. xviii, 456pp, b&w illustrations. Original green cloth, gilt-blocked decoration on the upper board, spine lettered in gilt. Contemporary gift inscription. A very good clean copy. View more info

Bellum Actiacum e Papyro Herculanensi 817.

By: C. Rabirius: edidit Ioannes Garuti.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Bologna, Nicola Zanichelli: 1958

Seller ID: 28098


(Studi Pubblicati dall'Istituto di Filologia Classica, V.) xxxviii, 104pp. Soft covers. Pages and wrappers a little browned, small tape repair to head of spine, small bump to fore-edge of front cover and first few leaves. A good clean copy. *** Transcriptions of papyrus fragments (recovered from Herculaneum) followed by critical notes, with bibliographical references and indexes. View more info

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Myth and Symbol in Ancient Egypt.

By: CLARK, R.T. Rundle.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1959

Seller ID: 34679


(Myth and Man.) 8vo. 292pp, 18 plates in photogravure, 40 line drawings, chart of religious symbols, map. Owner's inscription on front endpaper obscured with pen, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

The Structure of Horace's Odes.

By: COLLINGE, N.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 28048


Small octavo. xii, 158pp. Original green cloth (spine slightly faded). Owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

Image for The Beginnings of Rome : Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c1000-264 BC).

The Beginnings of Rome : Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c1000-264 BC).

By: CORNELL, T.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2006

Seller ID: 33060


(Routledge History of the Ancient World.) Reprint. xx, 508pp, illustrations, maps. Soft covers. a slight bump to the top corner of the back cover and adjacent pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0415015960 View more info

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Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius.

By: DILL, Samuel.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1911

Seller ID: 28069


Octavo. xxiv, 640pp; with index. Original blue cloth, blind rules, spine lettered in gilt. Fore-edges uncut, top edges a little spotted. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Ancient Greece : social and historical documents from archaic times to the death of Socrates (800-399 BC).

Ancient Greece : social and historical documents from archaic times to the death of Socrates (800-399 BC).

By: DILLON, Matthew & Lynda Garland.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 33055


472pp, 4 maps. Soft covers, slight reading crease to spine, top front corner slightly bumped. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0415113679 View more info

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Approaches to Greek Myth.

By: EDMUNDS, Lowell (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore and London, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 33080


Edited and introduced by Lowell Edmunds. 448pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0801838649 View more info

Image for Tutankhamen : life and death of a boy king.

Tutankhamen : life and death of a boy king.

By: EL MAHDY, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1999

Seller ID: 33826


342pp, illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0747221871 View more info

The New Fragments of Juvenal.

By: ELLIS, Robinson.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Henry Frowde: 1901

Seller ID: 28162


A Lecture delivered at Corpus Christi College on Tuesdat, February 5, 1901. 20pp. Sewn in wrappers, as issued. Some fading of the covers. A few small numbers pencilled in margins. Owner's name. Very good. ***Concerning Mr Winstedt's discovery of 36 new lines in the sixth Satire of Juvenal. View more info

Food and Society in Classical Antiquity.

By: GARNSEY, Peter.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 26553


(Key Themes in Ancient History). xiv, 175pp. Index. Soft covers. Owner's name on first page. Very good. View more info

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In the Name of Rome : the men who won the Roman Empire.

By: GOLDSWORTHY, Adrian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Seller ID: 35495


8vo. 416pp, 15 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0297846663 *** That is, the military commanders, from Fabius & Marcellus to Belisarius. View more info

Greek and Roman Historians : information and misinformation.

By: GRANT, Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1995

Seller ID: 33707


172pp, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0415117704 View more info

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Sikyon.

By: GRIFFIN, Audrey.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 33034


Oxford Classical and Philosophical Monographs series. [x], 171pp, 2 maps, 17 black & white photographs at rear. Cloth with dustwrapper (price clipped, spine faded). Owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good. ISBN 019814718X View more info

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The Conquests of Alexander the Great.

By: HECKEL. Waldmar.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 33026


218pp, maps and battle-plans. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0521842476 ***An engaging and balanced account of the key military events. View more info

Quinti Horatii Flacci : Opera.

By: Horace: cura H.H. Milman.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Londoni, Apud Joannem Murray: 1853

Seller ID: 27771


8vo; [vi], 490, xiv (list of illus) pp; many b&w text illustrations, red and black page borders. The drawings from the antique by George Scharf, jun. The ornaments by Owen Jones, architect. Vellum-covered boards, ruled in red, with overlapping edges; a little age-discoloured, head and tail of spine a bit rubbed. Owner's name. Very good. ***Carminium, Carmen Seculare, Epodon Liber, Satirarum, Epistolarum, De Arte Poetica. Text in Latin. View more info