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Mediaeval Latin Lyrics

By: Waddell, Helen (translator)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 14144

Condition: Very Good


Revised fourth edition. Each facing page has the original latin poem with the transaltion by Helen Waddell. Biographical Notes 352pp,the paper browning a little with age, purple and white softback covers A clean, tight copy. Poetry from the end of the Silver Age onwards - Alcuin, Boethius, Abelard etc. View more info

Greek Terracottas

By: Webster, T B L

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10324

Condition: Very Good


King Penguin. 36pp and 53 b + w plates. Decorated boards and complete matching dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears. Owner's name under turnover, otherwise very clean. View more info

Greece and the Islands

By: Wheeler, Sir Mortimer

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 302

Condition: Very Good


176 pp, red boards, illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Maps of Athens and the Islands. A few spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Roman History Life and Literature

By: White, G W and Kennedy, E C

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1950

Seller ID: 11501

Condition: Very Good


335pp, red cloth covered boards, fold-out maps. Previous owner's name on inner board, education committee stamp on title page, a couple of light spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise internally clean. Parts I and II History are by White, Part III Life and Literature is by Kennedy View more info

The Baths of Aphrodite

By: Willetts, R F

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Celtion: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6935

ISBN: 0860530302

Condition: Very Good


45pp, dustjacket designed by Mikeith, a little rubbed to the edges. Gift inscription to Lod and Lady Hunter SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Poetry with a classical theme - the author was Professor of Greek in the University of Birmingham. View more info

Britain B C

By: Winbolt, S E

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Pelican Penguin.: 1945

Seller ID: 14018

Condition: Very Good


160pp, the edges now browning with age, blue and white softback covers. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. The story of the Romans in Britain. View more info

Reflections on The Rise and Fall of The Ancient Republicks Adapted to the Present State of Great Britain

By: Wortley Montagu, Edward

Price: £56.00

Publisher: J Rivington and Sons T Longman S Crowder T Cadell T Becket and W Fox: 1770

Seller ID: 16516

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. 392pp. Leather covered boards, worn to the covers and with some loss of the leather covering, spine cracked but holding. Names of previous owners to flyleaves and a note to the title page that the author was the husband of the blue stocking Elizabeth Robinson (which is not true - though the author had a lively matrimonial career), otherwise internally clean. Chapters on the Greek cities, Rome and the causes of its decline, and on revolutions, and the Brit... View more info

The Persian Expedition

By: Xenophon Edited By Rex Warner

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 10212

Condition: Very Good


309pp, brown and white softback covers with light spots of foxing and a light crease to the front cover. Map. Previous owner's name to title page, otherwise a clean copy. English translation by Rex Warner with an Introduction and Glossary View more info

The Greek Commonwealth Politics and Economics in Fifth Century Athens

By: Zimmern, Alfred

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1961

Seller ID: 16122

Condition: Very Good


Revised fifth edition. 471pp, softback covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally clean and tight. The classic study of the economic conditions of ancient Athenian civilization. View more info