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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

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

The Greeks

By: Kitto, H D F

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8993

Condition: Very Good


256pp, the edges browning with age. A clean copy. The classic account of the history and character of the Ancient Greeks and their civilisation. View more info

Finding Roman Britain

By: Laing, Jennifer

Price: £5.50

Publisher: David & Charles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13981

ISBN: 0715374060

Condition: Very Good


136pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w illustrations. Ex school library - pocket to flyleaf and small stamp to back of title page, otherwise a clean copy. The remains the Romans left in Britain, and where to see them. View more info

A History of the Greek World From 479 to 323 B C

By: Laistner, M L W

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1962

Seller ID: 15205

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. 492pp, red cloth covered boards. Maps. Internally clean. Greek history from the end of the Persian Wars to the death of Alexander the Great. View more info

Laocoon Nathan the Wise Minna Von Barnhelm

By: Lessing, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 15771

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, edited by Wiliam A Steel. 294pp, dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Spots of foxing to foredge, previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An influential essay on Greek art and two plays. View more info

Hannibal's Footsteps

By: Levin, Bernard

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Sceptre: 1992

Seller ID: 11909

ISBN: 0340404337

Condition: Very Good


223pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour photographs. A couple of light creases to spine, otherwise a clean, tight, Near Fine copy. Retracing Hannibal's journey over the Alps. View more info

Daphnis and Chloe

By: Longus

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14135

Condition: Very Good


Translated and with an Introduction by Paul Turner. 1250pp,including Notes, brown and white softback covers One mark to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. Classical literature - a novel written in the 2nd or 3rd century A.D. View more info

Tragedy in Relation to Aristotle's Poetics

By: Lucas, E V

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hogarth: 1930

Seller ID: 14260

Condition: Very Good


Second impression of first edition. 158pp, yellow cloth covered red boards. Flyleaf removed, previous owner's name to inner board, otherwise internally clean. The second in the Hogarth Lectures on Literature series. View more info

Satirical Sketches

By: Lucian

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14122

Condition: Very Good


Translated and with an Introduction by Paul Turner. 320pp, brown and white softback covers with light spots of foxing to front Internally clean and tight. Classical literature - satires on philosophy and religion from the second century A.D. View more info

The Golden Asse

By: Lucius Apuleius Edited By William Adlington

Price: £6.60

Publisher: Abbey:

Seller ID: 10213

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. 235pp, green cloth covers, faded to spine. B + w head and tail-pieces. Owner's name on inner cover dated 1949.The translation into English of 1566, with an Introduction and Bibliography View more info

Lucreti De Rerum Natura Libri Sex Recognovit Brevique Adnotatione Critica Instruxit Cyrillus Bailey Editio Altera

By: Lucretius Edited By Cyril Bailey

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1935

Seller ID: 10265

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the second edition of 1931. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title. Introduction, Text and Notes in Latin. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. View more info

Pompeii

By: Maiuri, Amedeo

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato: 1957

Seller ID: 13999

Condition: Very Good


Revised 9th edition. Translated into english by V Priestley.182pp, blue softback covers. Maps and b + b photographs. One small mark to foredge, otherwise a very clean copy of the official guidebook to the excavations. View more info

Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Marcus Aurelius And Long, George

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Gresham Publishing Company: 1111

Seller ID: 16782

Condition: Very Good


Probably early 1900s, translated by George Long and with an Introduction by W L Courtney. 186pp, including Notes and Glossary, hand cut page edges. Green cloth covered boards, a little faded to the spine, which has gilt ornament. Endpapers decorated with a design of brambles in green and purple. Frontispiece portrait. Internally clean. View more info

The National Archaeological Museum of Naples

By: Maulucci, Francesco Paolo

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Naples, Carcavallo: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10138

Condition: Very Good


A large book of 157pp, with laminated illustrated card covers. Many colour illustrations. One light mark to foredge, otherwise a very clean, Near Fine copy. The finds from Pompeii, Herculaeum etc. View more info

The Principal Fragments

By: Menander Edited By Francis G Allinson

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1930

Seller ID: 14767

Condition: Very Good


Loeb dual text classical library. 540pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number and with a little wear to the top and bottom of the spine. 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. View more info

Early Greece

By: Murray, Oswyn

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Fontana: 1983

Seller ID: 15727

ISBN: 0006333486

Condition: Very Good


320pp, the paper browning with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A classic account of how contact with the East acted to transform art and religion in Ancient Greece. View more info

The Aegean World Peloponnese Sporades Cyprus

By: Nawrath, Alfredet al

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9714

ISBN: 0245596860

Condition: Fine


Large format. 117pp, hessian covered boards. Dustjacket with a little edgewear. 93 beautiful colour photographs.History and places on Greece, Cyprus and the Aegean Islands. Internally very clean. View more info