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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

The Moral Discourses of Epictetus

By: Epictetus and Carter, Elizabeth

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16182

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1910. Presumed first Everyman edition, translated, and with an Introduction by Elizabeth Carter. 356pp, including Notes and Glossary. Light green cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine, a very little rubbed to the corners of the spine. Ornamented title pages. Internally clean. The classic scholarly translation, first published in 1758. View more info

Plays Volume One

By: Euripides

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 16082

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, translated by A S Way, and with an Introduction by John Warrington. 380pp, including Appendices. Dustjacket with an illustration from a BBC production, a little rubbed to the edges. Green cloth covered boards with a light mark to the bottom edge. A couple of very small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Includes Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, Hecuba, Ion, Suppliants, Andromache, Children of Herakles, Daughters of Troy and Electr... View more info

Plays Volume Two

By: Euripides

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 16144

Condition: Fine


Everyman edition, translated by A S Way, and with an Introduction by John Warrington. 370pp. Dustjacket with an illustration from a production at Epidauros, a very little rubbed to the ends of the spine. Internally very clean. Includes Helen, Madness of Herakles, Phoenician Maidens, Orestes, Iphigenia in Taurica, Iphigenia at Aulis, The Bacchanals and Appendix, Rhesus and The Cyclops. View more info

Hippolytus

By: Euripides and Murray, Gilbert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1950

Seller ID: 9907

Condition: Very Good


92pp, green paperback covers. Original owner's name on flyleaf, a couple of spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise a clean copy. English rhyming verse translation and notes by Murray. View more info

Vol III Bacchanals Madness of Hercules Children of Hercules Phoenician Maidens Suppliants

By: Euripides Edited By Arthur S Way

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1925

Seller ID: 14679

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 599pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine and a little wear to top of spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally clean. Vol III contains the Greek and English text of the five plays. View more info

Greece Under The Romans

By: Finlay, George

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16326

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman Edition, circa 1910. 469pp including Index, red cloth covered boards with bright gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. A clean copy. The classic history of Greece from 146 BC to 716 AD, first published in 1856. View more info

Grecian Italy

By: Forman, Henry James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1927

Seller ID: 16722

Condition: Very Good


Travellers' Library Edition, with an Introduction by Henry Festing Jones. 224pp, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and series logo to the spine. Internally very clean. Travels to see the classical sites of Sicily, Calabria and Malta. View more info

The Murder of Herodes and Other Trials from the Athenian Law Courts

By: Freeman, Kathleen

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10169

Condition: Very Good


239pp, beige cloth boards. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Introduction and translations of 15 trials from Ancient Athens View more info

Britannia A History Of Roman Britain

By: Frere, Sheppard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: BCA: 1974

Seller ID: 12571

Condition: Very Good


4th impression of 1st edition. 432pp, complete dustjacket in protective sleeve. B + w photographs and maps. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise very clean. The standard work on Roman Britain. View more info

Romans in the Lake Counties

By: Garlick, Tom

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dalesman: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13366

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Prof. Eric Birley. 80pp, illustrated card covers. Many b + w illustrations. A clean copy. The roman conquest, forts and way of life in the Lake District, with a bibliography and list of sites. View more info

A Book of Latin Verse

By: Garrod, H W

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12416

Condition: Very Good


307p, green cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise very clean. English Introduction, Notes and Table of Poetry, latin text. View more info

The Age of the Antonines

By: Gibbon, Edward and Fowler, J H (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1938

Seller ID: 7857

Condition: Very Good


101p, including Notes etc. Brown cloth covered boards. Map. Previous owner's names on title page and flyleaf, otherwise very clean. Chapters I - III of The History of the the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire. View more info

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire An Abridgement

By: Gibbon, Edward and Low, D M

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Chatto: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8992

Condition: Very Good


924pp, dustjacket with edgewear and old sellotape repairs. Endpaper maps.Gift inscription on flyleaf otherwise internally clean. A sensitive abridgement of Gibbon's great work. View more info

The Challenge of the Greek and Other Essays

By: Glover, T R

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14479

Condition: Very Good


2415pp, red cloth covered boards.Frontispiece illustration. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. 13 Essays include the Jerash Head, the Greek Farmer, the Greek and the Forest, Feeding the Athenians, The Fairy Tale, Homer and his readers, Virgil, Erasmus etc. View more info

From Pericles to Philip

By: Glover, T R

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1919

Seller ID: 15591

Condition: Very Good


3rd edition. 405pp, brown cloth covered boards. Spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Greek history, life and art - Pericles, Thucydides, Euripides, Xenophon etc and a chapter on Persia. View more info

Italy Revisited

By: Graves, Charles

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hutchinson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9667

Condition: Very Good


195 pp, green cloth covered boards. Ex Boots private library,shown only by remains of paper shield to front. Previous owner's name to flyleaf and a couple of passages marked, otherwise clean. View more info

The Greek Myths Volume Two

By: Graves, Robert

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1969

Seller ID: 12961

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the Revised edition. 412pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Fold - out map. A clean, tight copy. The second volume of stories behind the legends of the Greek gods and heroes View more info

The Greek Myths Volume One

By: Graves, Robert

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1962

Seller ID: 10425

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the Revised edition. 370pp, the edges browning with age. Illustrated softback covers with a couple of small, light marks. Map. Internally clean and tight. The stories behind the legends of the Greek gods and heroes View more info

The Greek Myths Volume Two

By: Graves, Robert

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1962

Seller ID: 15901

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the Revised edition. 412pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Fold - out map. Internally clean and tight. The second volume of stories behind the legends of the Greek gods and heroes View more info