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Lysistrata Translated from the Greek of Aristophanes. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay, Aristophanes
1 Aristophanes Lysistrata Translated from the Greek of Aristophanes. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay
Cleveland, Ohio The World Publishing Company No Date. Circa 1940s Illustrated Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The dustjacket is worn at edges with some chipping to corners and spine ends. Small discolouration to base of spine. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Norman Lindsay's provocative and humorous black & white drawings - several full-page. 114 pages Foreword by Jack Lindsay. ID293788 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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An Introduction to the Greek World, Arnott, Peter D.
2 Arnott, Peter D. An Introduction to the Greek World
London Macmillan 1967 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Single mark to front DJ. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Pp 115,117 have single biro line to margin. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xii, 238 pages Looks at the Greek past through the Greek present, its topography, history and culture. ID279705 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Odysseus: A Life, Beye, Charles Rowan
3 Beye, Charles Rowan Odysseus: A Life
New York Hyperion 2004 1401300243 / 9781401300241 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A lovely book in what appears to be unread condition. Deckled fore edge. xx, 197 pages Acclaimed classicist Charles Beye imagines a biography of the fictional Bronze Age hero, filled with interesting facts about life in the second millennium BCE as well as fascinating analogies and references to our own era. Includes an introductory section on names and a glossary at the rear. ID271512 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Hadrian the Restless Emperor, Birley, Anthony R.
4 Birley, Anthony R. Hadrian the Restless Emperor
London Routledge 2001 0415228123 / 9780415228121 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. xviii, 391 pages ID293810 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Greece and the Hellenistic World (The Oxford History of the Classical World), Boardman, John; Griffin, Jasper; Murray, Oswyn [edited by]
5 Boardman, John; Griffin, Jasper; Murray, Oswyn [edited by] Greece and the Hellenistic World (The Oxford History of the Classical World)
Oxford Oxford University Press 1989 019814380X / 9780198143802 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 446 pages Covers the period from the 8th century BC to the conquest of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies. ID291743 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Thermopylae.  The Battle for the West, Bradford, Ernle
6 Bradford, Ernle Thermopylae. The Battle for the West
New York Da Capo Press 1993 0306805316 / 9780306805318 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. B/w map. 255 pages ID294361 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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A Short History of Greek Literature, De Romilly, Jacqueline
7 De Romilly, Jacqueline A Short History of Greek Literature
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1985 0226143120 / 9780226143125 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Front cover a little curled at corners and mild scratch to laminate on front cover. 293 pages Covers more than ten centuries of Greek literature in one manageable volume ID284701 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Devambez, Pierre Greek Painting
London Contact Books 1962 Paperback 
12mo. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Plates. Previous booksellers sticker to the lower edge of the front free end paper. Light wear to edges and corners. 176 pages Part of The Contact History of Art series. ID205406 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies, Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors]
9 Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors] Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies
Canberra Classical Society in the Australian National University 1984 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 101 pages Contains 8 articles on aspects of ancient Greek and Roman society and history: Ancient Political economies and All That (Lewit); Nobilitas and the ius imagium (Stevenson); The God Dionysus (McCamish); Some Political, economic and Social Changes in Late Archaic Athens (Manning); Neoptolemus' Role-playing: A Note on Sophocles' Philoctetes (Ryzman); The Political and Constitutional Significance of the Trials of M. Primus, Caepio and Murena (Kelly); The Two Didos; A Comparison of Marlowe's Tragedy of Dido and Vergil's Aeneid Books 1-1V ( Carver). ID287874 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Virgil's Iliad: An Essay on Epic Narrative, Gransden, K. W.
10 Gransden, K. W. Virgil's Iliad: An Essay on Epic Narrative
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1984 0521287561 / 9780521287562 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine faded. x, 221 pages Explores in some detail Virgil's use of Homer's Iliad in the Aeneid ID287877 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Julius Caesar, Grant, Michael
11 Grant, Michael Julius Caesar
London Chancellor Press 1969 0907486169 / 9780907486169 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 239 pages ID112374 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Rise of The Greeks, Grant, Michael
12 Grant, Michael The Rise of The Greeks
London Guild Publishing 1987 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner has written neat pencil notes and pen note to rear end papers. Very minor liquid stain by previous owner to book edge - not affecting content. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 391 pages Michael Grant looks at the policies and government of these states and the everyday life of citizens. ID293568 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Concise History of Ancient Greece To the Close of the Classical Era, Green, Peter
13 Green, Peter A Concise History of Ancient Greece To the Close of the Classical Era
London Thames & Hudson 1981 0500271615 / 9780500271612 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Maps. 192 pages An authoritative study of Greece during the centuries which preceded the Hellenistic age. ID276608 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Handbook of Roman Art A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World, Henig, Martin (Editor)
14 Henig, Martin (Editor) A Handbook of Roman Art A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World
London Phaidon Press Limited 1983 0714823015 / 9780714823010 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 288 pages ID287765 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire [Volumes 1-8 complete], Hodgkin, Thomas
15 Hodgkin, Thomas The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire [Volumes 1-8 complete]
London The Folio Society 2000-2003 1st thus [all volumes] Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in Fine slipcases. Each volume is in an independent slipcase. Colour illustrations. B/w maps. Bound in decorated paper covered boards with cloth spine and red title patches. 644, 420, 480, 488, 387, 424, 310, 278 pages Volume 1 The Visigothic Invasion; Volume 2 The Huns and the Vandals; Volume 3 The Ostrogoths 476-535; Volume 4 The Imperial Restoration 535-553; Volume 5 The Lombard Invasion 553-600; Volume 6 The Lombard Kingdom 600-744; Volume 7 The Frankish Invasion 744-774; and Volume 8 The Frankish Empire 774-814. ID285221 
Price: 195.00 AUD
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Greek Realities. Life and Thought in Ancient Greece., Hooper, Finley
16 Hooper, Finley Greek Realities. Life and Thought in Ancient Greece.
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 463 pages Although the book provides a full and up-to-date chronological history of Greece it also takes an un-romantic approach and looks at the economic and social forces at work in Greece. In doing so the author shows the light and dark sides of Greek life. ID256379 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Use of Documentary Evidence in the Study of Roman Imperial History, Jones, BW & Milns, R.D
17 Jones, BW & Milns, R.D The Use of Documentary Evidence in the Study of Roman Imperial History
Sydney Sydney University Press 1984 0424001055 / 9780424001050 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 201 pages This book offers an extensive range of coins, inscriptions and papyri in translation, with full notes explaining the use of the documents in historical arguemnt. ID293966 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Atlas of the Greek World, Levi, Peter
18 Levi, Peter Atlas of the Greek World
Time-Life Books 1993 0705406474 / 9780705406475 Reprint Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No Dustjacket. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and illustrations. Colour maps. 239 pages Includes a chronological table, Glossary, Bibliography, gazetteer and index. ID294895 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Georgics, Maro, Publius Vergilius (Virgil)
19 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
20 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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