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The Georgics, Maro, Publius Vergilius (Virgil)
21 Maro, Publius Vergilius (Virgil) The Georgics
London The Folio Society 1969 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Black & white soft-ground etchings by Nigel Lambourne. Slight age-darkening to spine. 96 pages Translated in to English Verse by K.R.McKenzie. ID277256 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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History of Rome to the Reign of Trajan (Everyman's Library), Merivale, Charles, Dean of Ely
22 Merivale, Charles, Dean of Ely History of Rome to the Reign of Trajan (Everyman's Library)
London J. M. Dent & Sons no date circa 1918 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Burgundy leather with gilt decorations and titles to face and spine. Gilt to top edge. Rear cover has light indentation to upper edge and some rubbing to spine ends. Some offset to free endpapers. Includes ribbon marker. Introduction by Oliver Smeaton. xv, 560 pages ID293546 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Death of the Roman Republic.  From 146 B.C. To the Birth of the Roman Empire., Perowne, Stewart
23 Perowne, Stewart Death of the Roman Republic. From 146 B.C. To the Birth of the Roman Empire.
London The History Book Club 1969 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Maps to endpapers. 289 pages ID294272 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Satyrica, Petronius Arbiter; Translated by Frederick Raphael
24 Petronius Arbiter; Translated by Frederick Raphael Satyrica
London The Folio Society 2003 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. Previous owner's name blind stamped to the title page. Colour illustrations by Neil Packer. A lovely book in excellent condition. 157 pages A modern translation of this classic ancient Roman sex romp. Gaius Petronius Abiter was a Roman courtier in the reign of the Emperor Nero. This work is generally seen to be a satire on the morals and doings of Roman society of the time. ID246985 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Pliny A Self Portrait in Letters, Pliny the Younger [Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus]; Translated and Introduced by Betty Radice
25 Pliny the Younger [Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus]; Translated and Introduced by Betty Radice Pliny A Self Portrait in Letters
London The Folio Society 1978 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Previous owner's bookplate to the half-title page. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Maps to endpapers. 249 pages ID290340 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Emperors of Rome:The Story of Imperial Rome from Julius Caesar to the Last Emperor, Potter, David
26 Potter, David Emperors of Rome:The Story of Imperial Rome from Julius Caesar to the Last Emperor
London Quercus 2007 1847241662 / 9781847241665 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 255 pages An illustrated history of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, with vivid accounts of the most celebrated and notorious emperors. ID287817 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Reading the Odyssey.  Selected Interpretive Essays, Schein, Seth L. [Edited & Introduction by]
27 Schein, Seth L. [Edited & Introduction by] Reading the Odyssey. Selected Interpretive Essays
Princeton Princeton University Press 1995 0691044392 / 9780691044392 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Minor crease to rear cover. 278 pages A wide ranging selection of essays for specialists and non-specialists alike looking at the critical work on "The Odyssey" during the previous 50 years. ID297523 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Myth into Art Poet and Painter in Classical Greece, Shapiro, H. A.
28 Shapiro, H. A. Myth into Art Poet and Painter in Classical Greece
London and New York Routledge 1994 0415067936 / 9780415067935 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 196 pages A study of Greek iconography, focusing on the depiction of myth on Greek painted pottery. Provides a clear, concise and lively interpretation of 30 of the best known myths, and their interpretation on the black & reed-figure vases of Athens and South Italy. ID297657 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Aeschylus, 1: The Oresteia:  Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides, Slavitt, David R. (Editor and Translator)
29 Slavitt, David R. (Editor and Translator) Aeschylus, 1: The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 1998 0812234162 / 9780812234169 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].As new condition. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. xv, 159 pages This volume offers translations of the great trilogy of the House of Atreus - the Oresteia, in the first in the Penn Greek Drama Series. ID262398 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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30 Tacitus The Annals of Imperial Rome
Harmondsworth Penguin 0140440607 / 9780140440607 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 455 pages ID84854 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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Everyman's Classical Atlas with an Essay on the Development of ancient Geographical Knowledge and Theory, Thomson, J. Oliver
31 Thomson, J. Oliver Everyman's Classical Atlas with an Essay on the Development of ancient Geographical Knowledge and Theory
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1963 2nd Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Colour & B/W maps. 125 pages ID294374 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia and the End of the Golden Age, Waterfield, Robin
32 Waterfield, Robin Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia and the End of the Golden Age
London Faber & Faber 2006 0571223834 / 9780571223831 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a couple of "bruises" to front panel and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 248 pages ID294395 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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