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Image for Lysistrata Translated from the Greek of Aristophanes. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay

Lysistrata Translated from the Greek of Aristophanes. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay

By: Aristophanes

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The World Publishing Company: No Date. Circa 1940s

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: ID293788


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. View more info

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Odysseus: A Life

By: Beye, Charles Rowan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271512


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 ... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire

By: Bunson, Matthew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File, Inc: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297566


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some black & white drawings. 494 pages View more info

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A History of Greece. To The Death of Alexander the Great

By: Bury & Meiggs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Education: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298598


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Stamp to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 577 pages This revised text is presented in modern format. The original maps have been redrawn and new ones added. View more info

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Ancient Classics for English Readers. Aristophanes

By: Collins W Lucas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297992


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owners details to half-title page. 172 pages View more info

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Ancient Greece Myth & History

By: Cotterill, H. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Geddes & Grosset: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID298302


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 541 pages First published in 1913. View more info

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A Short History of Greek Literature

By: De Romilly, Jacqueline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284701


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 View more info

Greek Painting

By: Devambez, Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Contact Books: 1962

Seller ID: ID205406


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. View more info

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Iphigenia Among the Taurians

By: Euripides; Translated by Anne Carson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296383


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 74 pages View more info

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Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies

By: Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Classical Society in the Australian National University: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID287874


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 Significanc... View more info

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I, Caesar Ruling the Roman Empire

By: Grabsky, Phil

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297399


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 256 pages Introduction and specialist research by Dr Philip Rance. Accompanies the BBC series of the same name. A fascinating look at the public and private lives of six men who ruled the Roman Empire, starting with Julius Caesar. View more info

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Virgil's Iliad: An Essay on Epic Narrative

By: Gransden, K. W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID287877


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 View more info

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Julius Caesar

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID112374


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 View more info

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Ancient Rome

By: Haywood, Richard Mansfield

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Vision Press Limited: 1968

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300601


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ rubbed on edges and Spine is faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Maps of the Roman Empire to endpapers. Previous owner's neat stamp to title page. xii, 650 pages A companion volume to Ancient Greece and the Near East. Begins with the early peoples of Italy from 2000 BC and ends with the Fifth Century View more info

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A Handbook of Roman Art A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World

By: Henig, Martin (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Limited: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287765


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 View more info

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A Commentary on the Plays of Sophocles

By: Hogan, James C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Carbondale and Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297414


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. 386 pages As well as commentary on the plays, includes Bibliography, Subject Index, Index of Proper Names, and Index of Greek Words. View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, TSP: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298312


Near Fine condition - an excellent copy. Translated by Robert Fagles. Introduction and Notes by Bernard Knox. 541 pages Renowned classicist Bernard Knox's superb Introduction and texual commentart prvide new insights and background information for both the general reader and the scholar. Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and gives us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savour and to treasure for its sheer lyric... View more info

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The Iliad

By: Homer [Translated by Robert Fagles]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, TSP: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298042


Very Good+ condition. 683 pages Introduction and notes by Bernard Knox View more info

Image for Helen of Troy Goddess, Princess, Whore

Helen of Troy Goddess, Princess, Whore

By: Hughes, Bettany

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260726


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has closed tear, with home sticky tape repairs to lower rear edge. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and black and white maps. xxxvii, 458 pages Focuses on the 'real' Helen and includes a Timeline, List of Dramatis Personae and Family Trees. View more info

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Atlas of the Greek World

By: Levi, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294895


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. View more info