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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

ISBN: 1401300243


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. View more info

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Triumph and Tragedy. The rise and fall of Rome's immortal emperors

By: Canduci, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pier 9: 2010

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID304327

ISBN: 1741965985


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - a very nice copy. Colour illustrations. 367 pages View more info

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Flavius Josephus. The Jew Who Rendered Unto Caesar

By: Coburn, Oliver

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1972

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID301123

ISBN: 0234776900


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 185 pages 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

ISBN: 0226143120


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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The Dedalus Book of Roman Decadence: Emperors of Debauchery

By: Farrington, Geoffrey (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sawtry, Cambs, Dedalus/Hippocrene: 1994

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID303396

ISBN: 187398216X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Translated by Brian & Adrian Murdoch. Introductory essay by the editor. 239 pages Translated passages from ancient Roman prose, poetry and history. 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 Significance of the Trials of M. Primus, Caepio and Murena (Kelly); The Two Didos; A Comparison of Marlowe's Tragedy of Dido and Vergil... 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

ISBN: 0907486169


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 Greece and the Near East

By: Haywood, Richard Mansfield

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Vision Press Limited: 1968

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID301553


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No Dust jacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Maps of the Greek and Phoenician Colonies about 600 BC to endpapers. xvii, 626 pages A companion volume to Ancient Rome. A history up to the time of Alexander the Great 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

ISBN: 0714823015


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

ISBN: 080931665X


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 Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

By: Hornblower, Simon and Spawforth, Antony (Editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301530

ISBN: 0198601654


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 795 pages + maps An authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds and offers unrivalled access to the latest knowledge of classical civilization. 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

ISBN: 0705406474


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

Image for The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis & Chloe Done into English by George Moore

The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis & Chloe Done into English by George Moore

By: Longus; English translation by George Moore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1955

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID306183


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good condition. No Slipcase. Boards a little worn at corners, and rubbed at edges. Page edges starting to tan. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Illustrated with black & white etchings by Marcel Vertes. 95 pages View more info

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The Georgics

By: Maro, Publius Vergilius (Virgil)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1969

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID277256


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. View more info

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The Caesars

By: Massie, Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID284344

ISBN: 0436273470


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. DJ spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 233 pages View more info

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Satyrica

By: Petronius Arbiter; Translated by Frederick Raphael

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID246985


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. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Picard, Barbara Leonie [retold by]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301031


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe with two-colour plates. 208 pages View more info

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Plutarch's Lives & The "Dryden Plutarch" (Three Volumes Complete)

By: Plutarch; Revised by Arthur Hugh Clough

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1921, 1920, 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID307496


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Good Condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Spines age-toned. Some tanning to endpapers of Volume 3. 546, 581, 520 pages Numbers 407. 408. 409 pf Everyman's Library View more info

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Reading the Odyssey. Selected Interpretive Essays

By: Schein, Seth L. [Edited & Introduction by]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297523

ISBN: 0691044392


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. View more info