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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

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

Attic Letter Cutters of 229 to 86 B C

By: Tracy, Stephen V

Price: £16.50

Publisher: University of California: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16786

ISBN: 0520068068

Condition: Very Good


291pp, complete dustjacket, sun faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwsie internally very clean. A detailed study of all observable inscriptions for the last century and a half of real Athenian independence. 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 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

Greek Terracottas

By: Webster, T B L

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10324

Condition: Very Good


King Penguin. 36pp and 53 b + w plates. Decorated boards and complete matching dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears. Owner's name under turnover, otherwise very clean. View more info

Greece and the Islands

By: Wheeler, Sir Mortimer

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 302

Condition: Very Good


176 pp, red boards, illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Maps of Athens and the Islands. A few spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Roman History Life and Literature

By: White, G W and Kennedy, E C

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1950

Seller ID: 11501

Condition: Very Good


335pp, red cloth covered boards, fold-out maps. Previous owner's name on inner board, education committee stamp on title page, a couple of light spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise internally clean. Parts I and II History are by White, Part III Life and Literature is by Kennedy View more info

The Baths of Aphrodite

By: Willetts, R F

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Celtion: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6935

ISBN: 0860530302

Condition: Very Good


45pp, dustjacket designed by Mikeith, a little rubbed to the edges. Gift inscription to Lod and Lady Hunter SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Poetry with a classical theme - the author was Professor of Greek in the University of Birmingham. View more info

Britain B C

By: Winbolt, S E

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Pelican Penguin.: 1945

Seller ID: 14018

Condition: Very Good


160pp, the edges now browning with age, blue and white softback covers. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. The story of the Romans in Britain. View more info

Reflections on The Rise and Fall of The Ancient Republicks Adapted to the Present State of Great Britain

By: Wortley Montagu, Edward

Price: £56.00

Publisher: J Rivington and Sons T Longman S Crowder T Cadell T Becket and W Fox: 1770

Seller ID: 16516

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. 392pp. Leather covered boards, worn to the covers and with some loss of the leather covering, spine cracked but holding. Names of previous owners to flyleaves and a note to the title page that the author was the husband of the blue stocking Elizabeth Robinson (which is not true - though the author had a lively matrimonial career), otherwise internally clean. Chapters on the Greek cities, Rome and the causes of its decline, and on revolutions, and the Brit... View more info

The Persian Expedition

By: Xenophon Edited By Rex Warner

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 10212

Condition: Very Good


309pp, brown and white softback covers with light spots of foxing and a light crease to the front cover. Map. Previous owner's name to title page, otherwise a clean copy. English translation by Rex Warner with an Introduction and Glossary View more info

The Greek Commonwealth Politics and Economics in Fifth Century Athens

By: Zimmern, Alfred

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1961

Seller ID: 16122

Condition: Very Good


Revised fifth edition. 471pp, softback covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally clean and tight. The classic study of the economic conditions of ancient Athenian civilization. View more info