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Lysistrata of Aristophanes An English Version

By: Aristophanes and Fitts, Dudley

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Faber: 1965

Seller ID: 7466

Condition: Very Good


2nd revised edition. 68pp, laminated softback covers. Text in English and Notes. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG++. View more info

The Frogs and Three Other Plays Translated By Frere Hickie Mitchell and Cumberland

By: Aristophanes and Frere, John Hookham et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 10149

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition. 256pp, grey cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. Introduction of 1820 by John Hookham Frere. Includes The Frogs, translated by Frere, The Trial of Euripides The Thesmophorians translated by W. Hickie, The Clouds translated by T Mitchell and The Wasps, translated by Cumberland. View more info

Vol III The Lysistrata The Thesmophoriazusae The Ecclesiazusae The Plutus

By: Aristophanes Edited by Benjamin Bickley Rogers

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1931

Seller ID: 14665

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical Library. 471pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number, with a little wear to top of spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. Vol III contains the Greek and English text of the four plays and an Index. View more info

Aristotle's Politics

By: Aristotle Edited By Benjamin Jowett

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1905

Seller ID: 14734

Condition: Good


355p, green cloth covered boards, lacking the spine cover. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner boards, some underling - a good 'reading copy' only of an influential translation. Introduction, Analysis and an English translation of Books I - VIII, with Index. View more info

The Politics of Aristotle Translated with an Introduction Notes and Appendices

By: Aristotle Edited by Ernest Barker

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1982

Seller ID: 11849

ISBN: 0195003063

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1946 translation. 411pp, softback covers, a little rubbed to edges. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, one section has neat underling, otherwise internally clean and tight. View more info

Aristotelis Atheniensium Respublica

By: Aristotle Edited by F G Kenyon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford:

Seller ID: 12557

Condition: Good


Reprint of the 1920 edition. Brown cloth covered boards with palmette design in black. Previous owner's name to inner board, ink notes and underling to first section, otherwise clean. Greek text & Notes, Latin introduction. Includes Fragmenta and Epitoma Heraclidis. View more info

De Arte Poetica

By: Aristotle Edited by I Bywater

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1931

Seller ID: 10155

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1911 revised edition. Brown cloth covered boards with palmette design in black. Previous owner's name on inner cover and college stamp, otherwise internally clean. Greek text & Notes, Latin preface View more info

On The Art Of Poetry

By: Aristotle Edited by Ingram Bywater

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1921

Seller ID: 10156

Condition: Good


95pp, grey softback covers. Preface by Gilbert Murray. Undelining and occasional marginal notes. English translation View more info

Essays Literary & Critical

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 10391

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 380pp, orange brown cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A clean copy. The topics of the essay include the function of Criticism, Academies, Maurice and Eugenie de Guerin, Heine, Pagan and Christian Religious Sentiment, Joubert, Spinoza, Marcus Aurelius, Translating Homer etc. View more info

Black Sea The Birthplace of Civilization and Barbarism

By: Ascherson, Neal

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1996

Seller ID: 15018

ISBN: 0099593718

Condition: Fine


306pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Maps. A very clean, tight, copy. Travelling among the people of the Black Sea region, and their history from Herodotus to the fall of Communism. - a travel classic View more info

Concerning the City of God Against the Pagans

By: Augustine

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1980

Seller ID: 4365

ISBN: 0140400222

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Henry Bettenson with an Introduction by David Knowles. A thick, heavy, paperback of 1097 pages, the paper tanning a little with age. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, initials backed out to flyleaf, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Augustine reviews Roman history, and the need to found another city, not on the Roman gods but on Christian love. View more info

The Confessions of St Augustine Translated By E B Pusey

By: Augustine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1913

Seller ID: 16188

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the first Everyman edition. 348pp, black cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. A clean copy. Augustine's account of his conversion to Christianity. View more info

Greece For Everyone

By: Aylen, Leo

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sidgwick: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4399

ISBN: 0283979992

Condition: Fine


145pp, complete Near FIne dustjacket. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. The story of Greece and her ancient culture, with descriptions of the monuments. View more info

The Romans

By: Barrow, R H

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1951

Seller ID: 10344

Condition: Very Good


224pp, the edges browning a little with age, blue and white softback covers. Original owner's name to front cover, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Rome's achievement and contribution to Western civilization View more info

The Romans

By: Barrow, R H

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12071

Condition: Very Good


224pp, the edges browning a little with age. Blue and white softback covers. A Pelican book. A clean, tight copy. Ancient Rome's achievement and her contribution to western civilization. View more info

Apollo The International Magazine of The Arts July 2002

By: Beard, Mary and Nisbet, Gideon and Neer, Richard and Spivey, Nigel and Bradley, Mark and Montserrat, Dominic

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Apollo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16675

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 64pp, colour illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations.A clean, tight copy. Contents include Dominic Montserrat on 90 years of Nefertiti, Mary Beard on the frankish tower on the Acropolis, Gordon Nisbet on greco-egyptian verses, Richard Neer on classical Athenian gravestones, Nigel Spivey on the Buddhas at Bamiyan and Mark Bradley on Nero's Golden House. View more info

A Short Guide To Rome

By: Beighton, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Nicholas Kaye: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6946

Condition: Good


153pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. Sketch maps. Ex library, so stamp on title page and bottom edge, a couple of biro markings - a useable copy of a practical guidebook to the major monuments. View more info

Greece A Classical Tour With Extras

By: Brockway, Lucile and George

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Gollancz: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9041

Condition: Fine


192pp, dustjacket with edgewear. B + w photographs. A clean copy. A personal guide to the most important sites of Greece, and some of the secondary sites the authors have enjoyed. View more info

Greece A Classical Tour With Extras

By: Brockway, Lucile and George

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Gollancz: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13538

Condition: Fine


192pp, complete dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears to spine. B + w photographs by the authors. Internally very clean. A guide round the important sites of Greece, with suggestions of places the authors have enjoyed. Still useful, but the prices now have a period charm! View more info

Augustus

By: Buchan, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10514

Condition: Very Good


356pp. Green cloth covered boards. Fold out maps. Leeds Institute labels to flyleaf ansd inner board, a few spots of foxing to foredge. The story of the great Roman Emperor. View more info