Category: Classical Literature & Culture


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A Wonder-Book and Tanglewood Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1929

Seller ID: 10946

Condition: Good

Decorated brown cloth covered boards. Only 2 of the 8 colour illustrations are present, so sold as a good 'reading copy'. Tales from Greek mythology - Ulysses, Jason, Pegasus etc. View more info

The Golden Pathway To A Treasury Of Knowledge Volume III When The World Was Young

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel and Longfellow, H W and Homer and Wragbyu, Harold and Heine, H and Klingensmith, Anna et al

Price: £8.00

Publisher: International University Society, ND:

Seller ID: 4568

Condition: Very Good

Probably 1930s. 291pp, blue cloth covered boards. Colour and b + w illustrations. Flyleaf removed, one mark to foredge, otherwise clean. Stories from the Greek and Northern myths and from the Bible, retold for children. View more info

The Arundel Marbles

By: Haynes, D E L

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1975

Seller ID: 16671

ISBN: 0900090199

Condition: Very Good

49pp, illustrated soft covers, a little rubbed to the front bottom edge. Frontispiece portrait and 27 sepia plates. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. The history of the first major collection of classical sculptures and inscriptions in Britain, collected by Thomas Howard Earl of Arundel in the early 17th century, part of which is now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. View more info

Who's Who in The Greek World

By: Hazel, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Routledge: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15506

ISBN: 0415124972

Condition: Fine

284pp, softback covers. Maps. One small mark to foredge, otherwise very clean and As New. A biographical guide to Ancient Greece with Chronology, List of Rulers, Timeline etc. View more info

The Classical Gazetteer A Dictionary of Ancient Sites

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Senate: 1995

Seller ID: 12247

ISBN: 1859580467

Condition: Fine

Reprint of the 1851 edition. 378pp, the edges browning a very little with age, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, unread copy of a useful guide. View more info

Herodotus Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr with a Geographical and General Index

By: Herodotus Translated By Henry Cary

Price: £11.00

Publisher: George Bell: 1886

Seller ID: 10171

Condition: Very Good

613pp and publisher's catalogue of Bohn's Classical Library. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped ornament and gilt title, sun darkened to the spine, which has wear to the ends. Frontispiece illustration. Original owner's name in pencil to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A classic english translation, with footnote references. View more info

Volume III

By: Hippocrates Edited By Dr E T Withington

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1948

Seller ID: 14768

Condition: Very Good

Loeb dual text classical library. 455pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number to spine and with the cloth lifting a little to the front board. B + w illustrations. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. English Introduction, Greek and English text - On Wounds in the Head, In the Surgery, Fractures etc. View more info

The Odyssey

By: Homer Edited by E V Rieu

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1946

Seller ID: 6053

Condition: Very Good

1st reprint of the first edition of this popular prose translation of the Odyssey. 378pp, brown and cream softback covers, sunned to spine. Previous owner's name on front cover, otherwise clean. View more info

Odyssey Homeri Opera Odysseae Libros XIII - XXIV Continens Editio Altera

By: Homer Edited by Thomas W Allen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1966

Seller ID: 10177

Condition: Fine

Reprint of the second edition. Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title . Complete dustjacket with one short closed tear to the top of the spine. The second volume of two. Greek Notes and text of Books XIII to XXIV. View more info

Odyssey Homeri Opera Odysseae Libros I - XII Continens Editio Altera

By: Homer Edited by Thomas W Allen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1967

Seller ID: 10178

Condition: Fine

Reprint of the second edition. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title. Complete dustjacket with a little wear to the ends of the spine. The first volume of two. Latin Preface, and Greek Notes and Text of Books I to XII. View more info

Horace For English Readers

By: Horace Edited By E C Wickham

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1930

Seller ID: 10245

Condition: Very Good

Reprint of the 1903 Edition. Green cloth covered boards. 363pp. Previous owner's names to inner cover, otherwise very clean. Life of Horace and prose translations of the poems View more info

Satires Q Horati Flaci Saturarum Liber I

By: Horace Edited By James Gow

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10247

Condition: Very Good

Pitt Press Edition. Black cloth covered boards. 120pp. Previous owner's name to inner cover, pencil notes. English Introduction and Notes, latin text. View more info

The Works Of Horace Rendered Into English Prose

By: Horace Edited By James Lonsdale And Samuel Lee

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1895

Seller ID: 10244

Condition: Very Good

Reprint of the 1873 Globe Edition. Green cloth covered boards, rubbed to spine. 136pp. Previous owner's names to inner cover. English Introductions, Analysis, Translations and Notes View more info

Rome Republic and Empire Volume One The Republic

By: Household, H W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dent: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10341

Condition: Very Good

308pp, blue cloth covered boards. Previous owner's bookplate to inner cover, otherwise a clean copy. The history of Rome to the death of Caesar View more info

Archaic Greece The City States C. 700 - 500 B.C.

By: Jeffery, L H

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Methuen University Paperbacks: 1978

Seller ID: 15725

ISBN: 041671630X

Condition: Fine

272pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The typical polis, its government, colonial expansion etc, and a detailed account of each city state in this period. View more info

The Works of Flavius Josephus Illustrated Edition

By: Josephus Edited By William Whiston

Price: £16.50

Publisher: T Nelson: 1895

Seller ID: 15969

Condition: Very Good

875pp, dark red cloth covered boards, with impressed title in black. Small but clear text. 9 engraved illustrations, the borders of one or two with age darkening, not affecting the image. Gift inscription to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

The Works of Flavius Josephus The Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior to Which are Added Three Dissertations

By: Josephus, Flavius Ed. William Whiston

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Tegg:

Seller ID: 10701

Condition: Good

Circa 1840. Complete in one volume. 856pp and index. Small but clear type. Black cloth covered boards, but the front board and spine cover are missing and the back board detached. Engraved frontispiece. Internally clean - a good 'reading copy' View more info

Juvenal's Satires with the Satires of Persius

By: Juvenal And Persius Translated By William Gifford and John Warrington

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1954

Seller ID: 10250

Condition: Very Good

Everyman edition, translated by William Gifford and revised and annotated by John Warrington with an Introduction by H J Rose. 230pp. series dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. Internally very clean. Gifford's 1802 metrical translation of Juvenal has been extensively revised and expanded by John Warrington for this edition, and the six satires of Persius have been added. View more info

Introducing Greece

By: King, Francis (ed) and Scott-Kilvert, Ian and Liddell, Robert et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11965

Condition: Very Good

264pp, dustjacket with loss to spine and edges. B + w photographs. Tiny, very light, sports of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Essays by 7 writers on the sights and people of Greece. View more info

The Greeks

By: Kitto, H D F

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Penguin: 1958

Seller ID: 5623

Condition: Very Good

Revised edition. Blue and white softback covers with one light crease to back. 256pp, map. Internally clean and tight. The classic account of the Ancient Greeks and their civilisation. A Pelican book. View more info