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Thermopylae The Battle That Changed the World

By: Cartledge, Paul

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Pan: 2007

Seller ID: 16484

ISBN: 0330419188

Condition: Fine


300pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. An expert re-examination of the crucial battle where the Greeks, led by 300 Spartans under their king Leonidas, faced the vast Persian army. View more info

Classical Age

By: Casson, Lionel (ed)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dell: 1965

Seller ID: 11840

Condition: Fine


Laurel Masterpieces of Great Literature series. 640pp, softback covers. A clean, tight copy. An anthology of the best in Greek and Latin literature. View more info

Select Poems of Catullus

By: Catullus Edited By Francis P Simpson

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1928

Seller ID: 10216

Condition: Good


Reprint of the 1879 second edition. Red cloth covered board, with ink mark to spine. Owner's names, pencil and ink notes - a good 'working copy'. English Introduction and Notes, Latin text View more info

Preserving The Past

By: Chamberlin, E R

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7562

ISBN: 0460043641

Condition: Fine


205pp, complete dustjacket a little faded to the top edge.. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Why and how we are interested in preserving the past - from the Elgin marbles to the removal of London Bridge. View more info

Cicero Pro Milone

By: Cicero

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Brodie:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12290

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 52pp, soft covers, a little worn to spine. Internally clean copy. A literal English translation of Cicero's speech in defence of Titus Annius Milo. View more info

M Tulli Ciceronis Cato Maior De Senectute Edited for Schools and Colleges

By: Cicero Edited By James S Reid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 1915

Seller ID: 10237

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1879 edition. Grey covered boards. 189pp. Original owner's name to flyleaf, pencil notes to the latin text, otherwise internally clean. English Introducton and Notes, Latin text. View more info

Cicer's Orations Against Catiline III - IV

By: Cicero Edited By Walter Madeley

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10238

Condition: Very Good


Elementary Classics series. Blue cloth covered soft covers. B + w illustrations. 142pp. Original owner's name to flyleaf, a few light pencil notes, otherwise internally clean. English Introduction, and Notes, Latin text to Books III and IV of In Catilinam View more info

The Tempting Prospect A Social History of English Watercolours

By: Clarke, MIchael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: British Museum Colonnade: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16749

ISBN: 0714180165

Condition: Fine


Tall format. 160pp, colour illustrated dustjacket in a protective jacket is price clipped but otherwise complete. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The story of the people who painted in water colours in England, both amateur and professional, the importance of travel at home and abroad, the techniques, societies and clubs, the drawing masters, collectors and patrons etc. View more info

Archaeological Sites Of Britain

By: Clayton, Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2049

ISBN: 0297771159

Condition: Very Good


239 pp, red boards. Numerous b + w photographs. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf, otherwise very clean. A regional directory. View more info

A Geographical and Historical Description of Ancient Italy with A Map and Plan of Rome in Two Volumes

By: Cramer, Rev J A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16507

Condition: Good


Two volumes. 472pp + Index, and 444pp and Geographical Index. Leather bound, but both volumes have a detached front board and lack the back board. The fold out plan of the city is present at the end of Vol I and both volumes are internally clean, but would benefit from rebinding. View more info

Democracy and Classical Greece

By: Davies, J K

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Fontana: 1984

Seller ID: 15737

ISBN: 0006333478

Condition: Good


284pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. The covers have been laminated by a previous owner. B + w illustrations. Wear to the laminated cover on the bottom of the spine, but internally clean and tight. A good 'reading copy'. The growth of the society of Classical Greece in the fifth and fourth centuries BC View more info

Volume VII Funeral Speech Erotic Essay LX LXI Exordia and Letters

By: Demosthenes Edited By Norman W De Witt and Norman J De Witt

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1949

Seller ID: 14765

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 388pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally clean. Greek and English text. View more info

Volume II De Corona and De Falsa Legatione XVIII XIX

By: Demosthenes Edited By C A Vince and J H Vince

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1963

Seller ID: 14763

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 478pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally clean. Greek and English text. View more info

An Introduction to Greek Verse Composition with Exercisesn

By: Didgwick, Arthur and Morice, F A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1914

Seller ID: 15891

Condition: Very Good


12th Impression. 225pp, brown cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name to flyleaf,, otherwise nternally clean. 'From the first rudiments till he has reached a fair proficiency in turning into Greek iambics an average piece of English dramatic poetry.' View more info

Roman History Volume III

By: Dio Cassius Dio Cocceianus Edited By Earnest Cary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1961

Seller ID: 14687

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 517pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. Vol III of nine. Greek and English text of Books XXXVI - XL View more info

Roman History Volume VII

By: Dio Cassius Dio Cocceianus Edited By Earnest Cary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1961

Seller ID: 14689

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 449pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. Vol VII of nine. Greek and English text of Books and Fragments of Books LVI -LX View more info

Roman History Volume IX

By: Dio Cassius Dio Cocceianus Edited By Earnest Cary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1961

Seller ID: 14691

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 572pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. Vol IX of nine. Greek and English text of Epitomes of Books LXXI - LXXX View more info

Dio's Roman History Volume VI Books LI -LV

By: Dio Edited By Earnest Cary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1960

Seller ID: 14688

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 492pp. Green cloth covered boards, with cream dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Vol VI of nine. Greek and English text of Books LI - LV View more info

The Penguin Companion to Literature 4 Classical and Byzantine Oriental and African

By: Dudley, D R and Lang, D M

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1969

Seller ID: 7364

ISBN: 0140510370

Condition: Very Good


356pp, the edges browning with age, softback covers. Clean and VG. Alphabetic entries on Greece and Rome, Byzantium and Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew and Sanskrit and Polynesian, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese and Tibetan. The African section emphasises the new writers. View more info

Urbs Roma A Source Book of Classical Texts on The City and Its Monuments Selected & Translated with a Commentary

By: Dudley, Donald R

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Phaidon: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16751

Condition: Very Good


339pp, priceclipped illustrated dustjacket is otherwise complete. 110 b + w illustrations. A few very small, light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. A selection, in English translation, of passages from ancient authors dealing with the growth of Rome and its monuments from the earliest times to the death of Constantine in 337 AD. View more info