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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

History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles with the Author's Final Additions Also His Antigonistikus or Spirit of Tertullian Vol I

By: Neander, Dr Augustus

Price: £10.50

Publisher: George Bell: 1876

Seller ID: 15472

Condition: Very Good


Translated by J E Ryland. 531pp, dark green cloth covered boards with embossed ornament and tilt title. A couple of passages marked, otherwise internally clean. Volume I of two. Part of the Bohn 's Standard Library. View more info

History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles with the Author's Final Additions Also His Antigonistikus or Spirit of Tertullian Vol II

By: Neander, Dr Augustus

Price: £7.50

Publisher: George Bell: 1876

Seller ID: 15473

Condition: Very Good


Translated by J E Ryland. 536pp, some of the pages still uncut. Dark green cloth covered boards with embossed ornament and tilt title. A few spots of light foxing, otherwise internally clean. Volume II of two. Part of the Bohn 's Standard Library. View more info

General History of the Christian Religion and Church Volume First

By: Neander, Dr Augustus and Morrison, Rev A J W

Price: £7.50

Publisher: George Bell: 1876

Seller ID: 15474

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Joseph Torrey. First volume only of the New edition, carefully revised by Rev A J W Morrison. 504pp - unread, some of the pages still uncut. Dark green cloth covered boards with embossed ornament and tilt title, worn to edge of spine. Gift plate to front inner board dated 1880, otherwise internally clean. Part of the Bohn 's Standard Library. View more info

Greek New Testament Novum Testamentum Graece cum Apparavit Critico Curavit D Dr Eberhard Nestle Novis Curis Elaboraverunt D Dr Erwin Nestle et D Kurt Aland Editio Latis Marginibus Impressa

By: Nestle, Dr Eberhard

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Stuttgart, PWB: 1957

Seller ID: 15057

Condition: Very Good


671pp, black cloth covered boards with red edges. Ribbon bookmark Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy of the revised and enlarged edition with wide margins. Multilingual Introduction, Greek text and footnotes, marginal references. View more info

Ars Amatoria

By: Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1965

Seller ID: 104

Condition: Very Good


Translated by B P Moore. Drawings by Victor Reinganum. Crown 8vo, 128 pp. Quarter dark green leather, with a couple of tiny holes to the side of the spine, brown cloth sides.Internally clean. View more info

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

Plato IV Laches Protagoras Meno Euthydemus IV

By: Plato Edited By W R M Lamb

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1952

Seller ID: 12934

Condition: Very Good


Loeb edition. 508pp, green cloth covered boards. Dustjacket with a little loss to the ends ofthe spine. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a light crease to the first couple of pages, otherwise internally clean. Introduction in English, and text in Greek and English translation. 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