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The Grandeur That Was Rome

By: Stobart, J C

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1183

Condition: Fine


The fourth edition, edited and revised by W S Maguinness and H H Scullard. 322 pp, black boards, dustjacket with slight wear to edges. Numerous b + w photographs. Internally Fine. View more info

The Grandeur That Was Rome

By: Stobart, J C and Maguinness, W S and Scullard, H H

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1978

Seller ID: 6099

ISBN: 28348456X

Condition: Fine


4th edition, edited and revised.. 322pp, illustrated dustjacket a little rubbed to the edges. 96pp of b + w illustrations. Internally clean. The classic history of Roman culture and civilisation. View more info

The Grandeur That Was Rome

By: Stobart, J C and Maguinness, W S and Scullard, H H

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Four Square: 1965

Seller ID: 10795

Condition: Fine


4th edition, edited and revised. 286p, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. The classic history of Roman culture and civilisation. View more info

Latin for the Illiterati Exorcising the Ghosts of a Dead Language

By: Stone, Jon R

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Routledge: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16618

ISBN: 0415917751

Condition: Fine


201pp, softback covers without creases. A clean, tight copy. A useful reference book to over 5,000 latin words and phrases and their meanings. View more info

Pals A Town Of Archaeology And Tourism

By: Surinach, Juan Marques

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Edigol: 1979

Seller ID: 6178

ISBN: 8485406028

Condition: Very Good


Softback guide with an introduction and many colour plates to Pals, a town of Roman origin with many medieval buildings, in the Costa Brava region of Spain. Text in English. A clean copy. View more info

The Gentleman's Magazine September 1743

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: E Cave: 1743

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16466

Condition: Very Good


An original edition of this newspaper/ magazine. 55pp, with modern tape strengthening to the spine. Internally very clean and tight. The contents include parliamentary reports especially on the War, disguised as proceedings in the Senate of Lilliput, objections to Mr Yates' theory of comets, the discovery of 'a subterraneous city near Mount Vesuvius' (Herculaneum), fortifications, the battle of Dettingen, list of spanish ships captured, cricket matches, remedy for th... View more info

The Gentleman's Magazine November 1743

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: E Cave: 1743

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16468

Condition: Very Good


An original edition of this newspaper/ magazine. 57pp, with modern tape strengthening to the spine. Internally very clean and tight. The contents include parliamentary reports especially on the War, disguised as proceedings in the Senate of Lilliput, the phenomena of Lambourn Stream, Berkshire, path of the moon, Horace's Testudo & Mutis explained, an account of Greenland, Muscovy, transit of Mercury, fortifications, a ltter on the discovery of 'a subterraneous city nea... View more info

The Satyricon of T Petronius Arbiter Burnaby's Translation 1694

By: T. Petronius Arbiter and Burnaby

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Simpkin Marshall:

Seller ID: 12015

Condition: Very Good


Abbey Classics edition, probably 1930s. Introduction by C K Scott Moncrieff, Biographical Note, and text of the Satyricon. B + w illustrations. Blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to spine. Booksellers stamp to endpapers, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

The Annals of Imperial Rome

By: Tacitus

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1964

Seller ID: 15614

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Classics series, translated and with an Introduction and Notes by Michael Grant. 447pp, the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated soft covers with a crease to one corner. Maps. Internally very clean and tight. View more info

Havton Timorvmenos Hauton Timorumenos

By: Terence P Terenti Edited By J H Gray

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 1933

Seller ID: 10307

Condition: Very Good


Pitt Press series. 173pp, gray boards. Latin text and English Introduction and Notes. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, extensive pencil notes to the text, otherwise clean. View more info

A History of Greece Vol II

By: Thirlwall, Connop, Bishop of St David's

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1111

Seller ID: 16392

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1830s. 402pp, dark green boards with a few light marks to the front board, with gilt title and stamped orders. Vignette illustration to title page. Previous owner's name and Oxford college to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The second volume includes civil history of Attica to the expulsion of the Pisistratids, the Colonies, Art and literature from the Homeric Age to the Persian War, Asiatic Greeks, Marathon, Salamis, to the end of the Persian Invasio... View more info

History of the Peloponnesian War Done Into English By Richard Crawley

By: Thucydides

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16355

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910, translated and with an Introduction by Richard Crawley. 314pp, grey green cloth covered boards with gilt floral decoration to spine. Decorated flyleaves and title pages. Maps. A few tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The war between Athens and Sparta. View more info

The History of The Peloponnesian War

By: Thucydides Edited By Sir Richard Livingstone

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1111

Seller ID: 14757

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized. World Classics edition of 1943. A slightly abridged edition with Notes, translated by Sir Richard Livingstone. 400pp, including Index, priceclipped dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Maps. A crease to one page corner, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

Thucydides Translated Into English Vol I Essay on Inscriptions and Books I - III

By: Thucydides Edited By Benjamin Jowett

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1900

Seller ID: 14676

Condition: Very Good


Revised Second edition. 267pp. Red cloth covered boards, with a little wear to top of spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small blind stamps, otherwise internally clean. Includes An Essay on Inscriptions and a Note on the Geography of Thucydides and a translation of Books I - III View more info

Historiae Tomus Prior Libri I - IV

By: Thucydides Edited By Henricus Stuart Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1936

Seller ID: 12558

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1898 edition. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, some underlining. Latin Preface, Greek text and footnotes View more info

Peoples of the Past

By: Todd, James and Janet Maclean

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Arrow: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8521

Condition: Very Good


352pp, browning a little. Softback covers creased to spine. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. Events and people from Jericho, Ur and Crete to the Greeks and Romans. View more info

Max Notes Euripides Medea and Electra

By: Underiner, Tamara L

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Research & Education Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15125

ISBN: 0878910131

Condition: Fine


113pp, softback covers. A clean, tight copy. Student Notes for two plays by Euripides, Medea and Electra, with plot summary, characters, analysis, questions etc. View more info

Vergil Aeneid Book IV A Translation

By: Vergil and A A Irwin Nesbitt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: University Tutorial Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11509

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 21pp, soft covers. Staples now rusty, otherwise a very clean copy. A literal English translation of Book IV of the Aeneid. View more info

The Poems of Virgil Translated Into English Verse

By: Virgil Edited By James Rhoades

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1935

Seller ID: 10752

Condition: Very Good


3rd edition. Reprint of the pocket sized World's Classics edition. Blue cloth covered boards, 424pp. Previous owner's name faintly to flyleaf, one marginal ink note. The Aeneid, Georgics, Eclogues. View more info

The Aeneid

By: Virgil Translated By W F Jackson Knight

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1963

Seller ID: 10455

Condition: Very Good


Translated and with an Introduction by W F Jackson Knight. 361pp, the edges browned with age. Family tree and maps. Illustrated softback covers. A couple of spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. View more info