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Classics: Ancient Languages & Literature

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Classics: Ancient Languages & Literature

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1 A History of Greece, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the Ionian Revolt
Abbott, Evelyn Rivingtons London 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Navy cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding sound but cloth fraying the spine ends. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. pp. xii, 553. 302872 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
16 Philostratos: An Athenian Boy
Kennedy, E. C. Macmillan London 1975 0333153715 / 9780333153710 Paperback Very Good 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
Clean and tight second hand soft back in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slightly faded at the spine. pp. xi, 149. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 035671 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
2 A History of Greece, Part II: From the Ionian Revolt to the Thirty Years' Peace 500-445 B.C.
Abbott, Evelyn Longmans, Green, and Co. London 1892 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Navy cloth. A few pencil marks in the text. Fold-out maps in VG condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding sound. Some minor rubs to the board edges. pp. ix, 542. 302871 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
17 Lempriere's Classical Dictionary of Proper Names mentioned in Ancient Authors
Lempriere, Dr. J. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. Not price clipped. Spine of the dust jacket faded and the jacket is a little rubbed and chipped at the edges. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 675pp. 302962 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Appian - Civil Wars: Book I
Appian ; Strachan-Davidson, J. L. (edited with notes and map by) Oxford University Press 1925 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth boards. Bumps to the top corners and a slight forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's names and addresses on the front endpaper. There are a few pen and pencil annotations in the text (not extensive). English introduction and commentary, with Ancient Greek text. pp. vii, 150. The binding is firm and sound. 306735 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 Titus Livius - Titi Livi: Ab Urbe Condita Libri, Pars II, Fasc. III, Libri XXVII - XXX
Livy (Titus Livius); edited by Guilelmus Weissenborn and Mauritius Mueller B. G. Teubneri Aedibus 1915 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback. Original blue boards. Bumps and rubs to the corners and the spine is slightly faded. The binding is firm. No names or inscriptions. Some light foxing inside and there are a few pencil marks in the text (not extensive). Latin. pp. 355-585. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 041504 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
4 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103551 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
19 Nuces Relictae
Malcolm, Dougal O. Philip Allan & Co London 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A book of light verse and other trifles by Dougal O. Malcolm. Contains some Latin and Ancient Greek. Hardback. Very good condition. Quarter white cloth with green paper sides. White cloth has greyed / a few marks. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. Page edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. viii, 46. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 049556 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Mind of Rome
Bailey, Cyril (edited by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. Spine slightly dull and lightly bruised at ends. Pages are just a little darkened / tanned at the edges. A few pages have some flattened creases to bottom corner. In very good, clean condition throughout. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him from his father. Inscription is written in initials rather than full name and reads C F C H from CPH, Christmas 1926. Binding firm. pp. xii, 515. 105925 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 Oeuvres
Nepos, Cornelius; Guillemin, Anne-Marie (traduit) Societe d'Edition Les Belles-Lettres Paris 1923 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. Bound in dark green cloth, with a gilt animal motif to the front board and titles to the spine. Spine dull. Board edges are bruised and there are some marks to the front board. Previous owner's initials on the front endpaper. Original orange wraps bound in. Text in Latin and French with introduction in French. The pages have slightly tanned / darkened. Binding a little shaken in a couple of places but holds firm. A few pages uncut. A good reading / reference copy. pp. xxv, 183. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 030635 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
6 Heroes and Adventurers: Stories Translated from Four Greek Authors
Bancroft, Donald Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1950 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Original blue boards. In very good clean condition. Lacks dust jacket. Binding tight and firm. A little light foxing to the endpapers. No names or inscriptions. Extracts from Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Lucian. pp. vi, 200. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 034994 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
21 The Historical and Geographical Sources Used by Silius Italicus
Nicol, John Basil Blackwell Oxford 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Green cloth binding with titles in gilt to the front board and spine. Very small bump to the top corner of the front boards. Foredges are deckled / untrimmed. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Hinges are good but binding just a little shaken in a few places through the text. A good clean copy of this scarce book. pp. 179. 105924 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
7 Didaskalos: The Journal of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Volume 5 No. 2 1976
Barrow, Robin (ed.); Various Authors Basil Blackwell, for the Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pink/red paper covers. A small mark to the front cover where an old price sticker has been removed. Covers faded at the spine. Clean and tight inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 173-316. 050450 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
22 The Greek Testament, with Notes Grammatical and Exegetical, Vol. I Only [of 2 Volumes] - containing The Four Gospels, and the Acts of The Apostles
Notes by William Webster and William Francis Wilkinson John W. Parker and Son West Strand, London 1855 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This has been re-bound, probably in the mid-twentieth-century, into a sturdy plain black cloth, with gilt titles to the spine. Binding is firm and sturdy. No names or inscriptions inside but there are occasional pencil notes to the text. Some light foxing. pp. xlvii, 714. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304525 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
8 Didaskalos: The Journal of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Volume 5 No. 3 1977
Barrow, Robin (ed.); Various Authors Basil Blackwell, for the Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1977 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pink paper covers. A small mark to the front cover where an old price sticker has been removed. Covers faded at the spine and edges and some wrinkling to the edge of the front cover and title page. Clean and tight inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 317-440. 050449 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
23 Plutarch's Lives, Volume I
Plutarch ; translated from the Greek by Aubrey Stewart and George Long George Bell and Sons London 1906 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red cloth with gilt decoration. Spine dulled. Boards rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Small, pocket sized edition. No names or inscriptions. pp. xxxii, 463. Gilt top edge. 306532 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 Greek Versions
C. M. W. Privately printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd for Eton College 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Privately published. Blue cloth binding, with gilt stamped motif to the front board of table and chair on raised platform. There are some light marks to the boards and the spine has faded. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper; inscription reads 'To A.A.F.H. from C.M.W., July 15th 1926'. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The binding is firm and pages otherwise clean. Mostly poetry extracts, with the original on one side of the page and the Greek facing. Preface: 'During thirty-three years spend at Eton I have served under three different Head Masters, and for the last twenty-nine years have had the honour of helping them with the work of Division I. This has entailed the writing of a good number of "fair copies" in Greek, some of which I have now ventured to have printed privately and sent to some of my friends, to two of whom... I am especially indebted... I hope that any former member of Division I, who happens to cast eye upon these Versions, may feel the same happiness in his memories of that Division as the author of this work.' Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 022821 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
24 Plutarch's Lives, Volume II
Plutarch ; translated from the Greek by Aubrey Stewart and George Long George Bell and Sons London 1906 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red cloth with gilt decoration. Spine dulled. Boards rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Some foxing to endpapers. Small, pocket sized edition. No names or inscriptions. pp. 487. Gilt top edge. 306533 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 Carey's Gradus: Gradus Ad Parnassum, with the English Meanings
Carey, Dr. (edited by) ; revised, corrected and augmented by A Member of the University of Cambridge The Company of Stationers Ludgate Hill, London 1902 Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Bound in a maroon cloth with gilt titles to the spine (uneven lettering). A well-used copy. There are a few loose page and a few sections are almost loose from the binding as well. Very shaken / weakened binding which is cracked in a few places. In poor condition overall. Still useable. There are some ink splatters to some pages and a few pencil doodles in margins and to the rear endpaper. Inner hinges are good. Binding is rubbed at edges and corners. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes [1905-1992] and bears his name and date (Short Half, 1920 - he was at Winchester College at the time) on the front endpaper. An acceptable reference copy of this scarce work. 105923 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
25 Plutarch's Lives, Volume III
Plutarch ; translated from the Greek by Aubrey Stewart and George Long George Bell and Sons London 1906 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red cloth with gilt decoration. Spine dulled. Boards rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Some foxing to endpapers. Small, pocket sized edition. No names or inscriptions. pp. 574. Gilt top edge. 306534 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Preces Hymni et Catechismus Graece et Latine
Coleto, Ioanne. [John Colet] Excudebant Wertheimer, Lea et Socii Londini 1913 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Black cloth binding; lightly rubbed edges and a small light mark on the back board. Frontis. portrait and tissue guard. Latin and Greek. Previous owner's name written neatly in ink on the f.e.p. very good clean condition. 83pp. 17cm. 301198 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Selections from Quintilian - M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutio Oratoria: Selections from the Latin Text With Digests of the intervening material
Quintilian; chosen and edited by William Heinemann London 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original green boards, faded at the spine and with a few small marks. A school bookplate on the front pastedown. Otherwise clean and binding firm. pp. xi, 211. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 032902 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
12 The Growth of the Aeneid
Crump, M. Marjorie Basil Blackwell Oxford 1920 Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback. Original green boards. Light rubs / bruising to the spine ends. Previous owner's signature, place and 1928 date written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm. Pages have tanned / darkened slightly. A few pencil line marks in the margins and underlining in the text (just a few; not extensive). A good, clean copy. pp. vii, 124. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 053922 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
27 A Grammar of the Latin Language, from Plautus to Suetonius - in Two Parts [Complete 2 Volumes]
Roby, Henry John Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1904 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Two volumes. Original brown cloth, uniform bindings. Both bindings are firm with good hinges. Volume I 1904 reprint; Volume II 1903 reprint. Volume I (or Part I) contains: Book I Sounds; Book II Inflexions; and Book III Word-formation and Appendices. Volume II (or Part II) contains Book IV Syntax; Also Prepositions &c. pp. civ, 502; cxi, 661. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature on the front endpapers with a note 'Hawkins English Literature Prize, Winchester College 1923'. HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105745 
Price: 67.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Greek Bucolic Poets [Loeb Classical Library series]
Edmonds, J. M. (with an English translation by) William Heinemann London 1919 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Dark green cloth. Lightly rubbed board edges. Pages are tanned / darkened but otherwise clean. Slight bumps to corners. pp. xxviii, 527. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature and date of 1924 on the front endpaper. 105939 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
28 E. Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi De Civitate Dei Libri XXII. Tomus 1. Continet Libb. I-XIII
S. Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis. St. Augustine of Hippo Caroli Tauchnitii Lipsiae 1825 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Bound in a later Victorian half-leather binding with raised bands and gilt titles and decoration to spine. Brown leather spine and corners, maroon boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Leather is a little rubbed and scuffed to extremeties. Internally there are two names to the second front endpaper and two words written on the reverse of the rear, otherwise very clean and bright. 439pp. 028909 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Helen of Euripides
Euripides ; a translation by Rex Warner The Bodley Head London 1951 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black cloth binding. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is greyed, with some foxing spots, and a tear to the top edge of the front cover. Not price clipped (7s 6d net). The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 88pp. 22cm. 300913 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
29 Novus Thesaurus Philologico-Criticus: Sive, Lexicon in LXX. et Reliquos Interpretes Graecos ac Scriptores Apocryphos Veteris Testamenti
Schleusner, Joh. Fried. Curaverunt et Excuderunt Andreas et Joannes Duncan Londini 1822 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 1 only. Half leather binding with leather spine and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers & page edges. Raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine. The leather parts of the binding are quite scuffed where patches of leather have been rubbed away. Otherwise in very good condition for its age. The binding remains tight. The pages are lightly tanned with age and have some scattered foxing. 300013 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
15 Homer's Odyssey: A Commentary based on the English Translation of Richmond Lattimore
Jones, Peter Bristol Classical Press 2005 1853990388 / 9781853990380 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Appears little / lightly used. pp. xiv, 235, [4]. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104903 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
30 The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil
Sellar, W. Y. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1908 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Corners are bumped, spine ends lightly bruised. Some slight wrinkles to the cloth at the spine and at the spine edge of the front board. The binding is shaken and cracked internally at a couple of place though hinges are good and pages all firmly bound in. From the collection of archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature, prize note (Winchester College) and date of 1923 on the front endpaper. Pages are clean, if age-toned / tanned at the edges. pp. contents, 423. 3rd edition. 105909 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
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