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The Ancient World Part 1 1200 BC to 500 BC

By: Paret, Luigi, Brezzi, Paolo and Petech, Luciano

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Readers Union and Allen & Unwin: 1967

Seller ID: 3801

Condition: Fine


313pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears to the top edges, no loss. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. The formation of the great civilizations of East and West. Volume II of the Unesco History Of Mankind 'Culture and Scientific Development' is in 3 parts - this book is the first, covering 1200 BC to 500 BC. View more info

What to See in Greece A Pracical Guide

By: Penteas, E

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Athens, I. Sideris: 0000

Seller ID: 12832

Condition: Very Good


Probably mid 1960s. 233pp, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to edges. B + w illustrations and plans. 2 fold-out colour maps. Internally clean. A guide to the main classical sites of Greece and her islands. View more info

The Odes of Pindar

By: Pindar Translated By Geoffrey S Conway

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1972

Seller ID: 15815

ISBN: 0460010174

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. Translated into English verse by Geoffrey S Conway. 268pp, illustrated softback covers without creases, with one small scrape mark to the back. Internally very clean and tight. Pindar wrote the Odes to honour of the winners of the ancient Greek athletic contests. View more info

The Pot of Gold The Prisoners The Brothers Menaechmus The Swaggering Soldier Peudolus

By: Plautus

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1976

Seller ID: 15611

ISBN: 0140441492

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Classics series, translated by E F Watling. 268pp, the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated soft covers. Initials crossed out to flyleaf, a few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. The text of the 5 plays in English. View more info

Trinummus

By: Plautus Edited By C E Freeman and Rev A Sloman

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1931

Seller ID: 10280

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the third edition of 1891. Brown cloth covered boards with black ornament. Latin text, English Introduction and Notes. Previous owner's name on inner board, pencil notes View more info

The Trinummus of Plautus The Three Pieces of Money

By: Plautus Edited By H T Riley

Price: £2.50

Publisher: G Bell & Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 10282

Condition: Fair


Bell's Classical Translations series. Brown soft covers, the back one missing. The text of the play in an English translation, with Notes - a good 'working copy'. View more info

Comedies Comoediae II Miles Gloriosus Mostellaria Persa Poenulus Pseudolus Rudens Stichus Trinummus Truculentus Vidularia Fragmenta

By: Plautus Edited By W M Lindsay

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford:

Seller ID: 10275

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth covered boards with black ornament, rubbed to spine. Latin text and Notes. Previous owners' names on inner board and flyleaf, a few neat pencil notes. View more info

York

By: Pocock, Michael

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dalesman: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8480

ISBN: 085206117X

Condition: Fine


72pp, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. The history of York from Roman times to 1971. View more info

A Dictionary of Egyptian Civilization

By: Posener, Georges (ed)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16024

Condition: Very Good


First English edition. 324pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the corners. Endpaper maps and 315 colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. Places and topics of over three thousand five hundred years of Egyptian history. View more info

Roman Italy

By: Potter, T W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Guild: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 15069

Condition: Fine


Large format. 240pp, complete dustjacket. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The history of Italy from unification under the Romans to the decline of Empire, drawing on recent archaeological discoveries View more info

An Affair Of The Heart

By: Powell, Dilys

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1963

Seller ID: 6025

Condition: Very Good


280pp, priceclipped dustjacket, a little faded to spine. Endpaper maps. Name rubbed out to inner board, under dustjacket, otherwise very clean. The story of the author's relationship with the Greek village of Perachora, where her husband Humphry Payne excavated the archaic temple - one of Bruce Chatwin's favourite books. View more info

Sexti Properti Carmina Recognovit Brevique Adnotatione Critica Instruxit E A Barber Editio Altera

By: Propertius Edited By E A Barber

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1984

Seller ID: 10263

Condition: Fine


Reprint of the second edition. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title. Dustjacket with a little wear to the ends of the spine. Latin Preface, Text and Notes. A clean copy. View more info

The Poems of Sextus Propertius

By: Propertius Translated By A E Watts

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Centaur Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10287

Condition: Very Good


171pp, priceclipped dustjacket with one small nick to the back. A couple of tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. An English translation of all four books of Propertius's love poetry, in heroic couplets. View more info

The King Must Die

By: Renault, Mary

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 12213

Condition: Very Good


351pp, red boards with cream spine. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Theseus and the Minotaur of Crete. View more info

Roman Britain

By: Richmond, I A

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1958

Seller ID: 6726

Condition: Very Good


1st reprint. 240pp, the edges now browning with age, blue and white covers. B + w illustrations. Clean and tight. Comes with 2 newspaper articles about Hadrian's Wall by Anthony Birley. View more info

Roman Britain

By: Richmond, I A

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1964

Seller ID: 12739

Condition: Very Good


2nd edition. 240pp, the paper now browning a little with age, softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Roman Britain from AD 43 to the fifth century - the first volume of the Pelican History of England. View more info

Roman Britain

By: Richmond, I A

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1963

Seller ID: 13496

Condition: Very Good


2nd edition. 240pp, the edges now browning a little with age, softback covers. B + w illustrations. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. Roman Britain from AD 43 to the fifth century - the first volume of the Pelican History of England. View more info

A Handbook of Latin Literature From the Earliest Times to the Death of Augustus

By: Rose, H J

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1949

Seller ID: 10329

Condition: Very Good


Second, revised, edition. 557pp, pink cloth covered boards. Owner's name on inner board, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

The Jugurthine War The Conspiracy of Catiline

By: Sallust

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15618

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Classics series, translated by and with an Introduction by S A Handford. 240pp, the page edges browning with age, illustrated soft covers. Maps. A very clean, tight copy. View more info

C Sallusti Crispi Catilina Iugurtha Fragmenta Ampliora

By: Sallust Edited By Alphonsus Kurfess

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Teubner: 1954

Seller ID: 10288

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Blue boards. 200pp. Previous owner's name to front cover, otherwise a clean copy. Latin text and Preface View more info