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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: 23.00 GBP

 
12 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: 13.00 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: 23.00 GBP

 
13 The Bees: An Aristophanic Comedy of Oxford
Lepper, Frank Oxford University Press Oxford 1968 First Edition Black Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
No dustwrapper. Printed for Corpus Christi College. No names or inscriptions. 120pp. Image available on request. 047720 
Price: 11.95 GBP

 
 
3 The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
Apuleius, Lucius ; in the translation by William Adlington ; edited with an introduction by F. J. Harvey Darton ; with illustrations and decorations by Philip Hagreen Privately printed for the Navarre Society Limited [c.1924] London 1924 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1924 [ref. British Lib.]. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Some light foxing. The main flaw is significant browning of the pages due to paper quality. Otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. 359pp. The dust jacket is darkened at the spine and edges, with light edgewear - minor rubs and chips and two short tears to the back cover. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103773 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
14 The Greek Experiment: Imperialism and Social Conflict 800-400 BC
Littman, Robert J. Thames and Hudson 1974 0500330301 / 9780500330302 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In good, clean condition but pages have significantly tanned / browned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions.180pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104490 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Frogs
Aristophanes (Translated By Gilbert Murray) George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London 1946 Tenth Impression Green Cloth Very Good Good+ 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Translated into English rhyming verse. Edges bumped, spine slant, otherwise a nice clean copy. No inscriptions. DJ chipped to extremeties, but is unpriceclipped and now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 136pp. Photographs available on request. 006713 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
15 The History of Rome, Books I-V By Titus Livius; Bound Together with A Treatise on German and the Life of Agricola By C. Cornelius Tacitus
Livy, Titus; Tacitus, C. Cornelius George Routledge and Sons London Half-Leather Good+ No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books Series. Bound in half brown textured leather (leather spine and corners) with marbled paper-covered boards and marbled endpapers. Top of pages are gilt-edged. Undated. Leather has some scuffing and wear to the extremeties, and there is a 1.5" split at the hinge between the front board and spine at the head. There is 0.75" square circled piece missing from the marbled paper-covering of the front board in the middle. There is also some general scuffing to the boards. Internally there is a name to the reverse of the front endpaper and again to the reverse of the half-title page. Occasional spots of foxing internally, but mainly very clean. 389pp. Image available on request. 038710 
Price: 29.95 GBP

 
 
5 The Knights of Aristophanes
Aristophanes; Edited By Robert Alexander Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1909 Reprint Red Cloth Good Minus No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Forwards lean to the spine. Two ownership inscriptions written on the front pastedown and another one written on the front endpaper. Substantial pencil annotation and underlining to the text. Vertical crease in the rear endpaper. Sold as a reading copy ONLY. 229pp. Image available on request. 040900 
Price: 29.95 GBP

 
16 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 mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. There may be a small additional charge for UK islands, highlands and N. Ireland. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 304525 
Price: 44.00 GBP

 
 
6 Scenes from the 'Birds' of Aristophanes
Aristophanes; Edited By Wilfrid H. Oldaker Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1926 Orange Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 6.75" Tall 
Orange covers are grubby, black ink mark to the spine. There is a name in pen to the front endpaper and ink marks to the front pastedown. Some pencil annotation to the text. Text is in the original Greek, with English introduction, notes, vocabulary, and appendices. 72pp. Image available on request. 037962 
Price: 8.95 GBP

 
17 The Apology of Socrates [Ancient Greek text]
Plato ; edited with a philosophical commentary by Robin Barrow Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1977 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Previous owner's name inside the front cover. Pencil annotation throughout the first part of the text. Some creasing to the covers. 177 pages. 103216 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age] The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent, fine condition books in a near fine slipcase - a slight mark to one side. Books are all tight and pristine; appear unread. Printed on St. Paul's wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed and blocked design by Grahame Baker. A super set. VERY HEAVY set. No additional postage charges to send these within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage is likely to be very expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103478 
Price: 72.00 GBP

 
18 Plutarch's Lives in 6 Volumes [Complete Set]
Plutarch ; translated from the Greek, with explanatory and critical notes from Dacier and others, to which is prefixed the life of Plutarch written by Mr Dryden. Printed by A. Donaldson and J. Reid for Alexander Donaldson Edinburgh 1763 Leather Bound Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
An attractive set. Bound in contemporary full calf. Wear to extremities. Some surface marks to the boards. Cracks to a few joints, though most of the joints are good. All bindings are firm. Red morocco title labels and black volume labels - the volume labels are worn with loss. Volumes 2 and 6 have some old worming damage - please see the photos. The holes are mostly small though they open out in a few places. They mostly affect the lower margin, affecting just small amounts of text. Some slight red marks to the pastedowns of Volume 2. Front endpaper missing from Volume 2. Name on the f.e.p. of Volume 5 and a few notes on a couple of pages. pp. xiv, 462; 504; 507; 438; 507; 269 + index. 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. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. Volumes measure approx. 11cm x 17.5cm. 103258 
Price: 210.00 GBP

 
 
8 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: 11.50 GBP

 
19 Propertius, Elegies Book III (3)
Propertius; Edited By W. A. Camps Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1966 Grey Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Corners bumped, no dustwrapper. Some pencil marks in the text. 171pp. 046743 
Price: 14.95 GBP

 
 
9 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 grayed, 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: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Atlas of Classical Portraits: Roman
Rouse, W. H. D. J. M. Dent & Co. London 1898 First Edition Green Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - 8.25" Tall 
A nice copy of this scarce book. Green boards with blue titles and decoration. Internally very clean, no inscriptions or markings. 62pp. Photographs available on request. 011839 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
10 Euripides II: Electra, Orestes, Iphigeneia in Taurica, Andromache, and Cyclops [Loeb Classical Library]
Euripides ; translated by A. S. Way William Heinemann | Harvard University Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original green cloth binding. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and price clipped. Binding tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xv, 591, 8. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104079 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
21 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: 60.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Odyssey of Homer VI and VII [Ancient Greek text]
Homer ; Edwards, G. M. (edited with notes and introduction in English and vocabulary) Bristol Classical Press 1993 0862920051 / 9780862920050 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Previous owner's name inside the front cover. Notes throughout the text in pencil. Creasing to the covers next to the spine. 71 pages. 103215 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
22 Charicles, or Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks. With Notes and Excursuses.
Translated from the German of Professor Becker by Rev. Frederick Metcalfe Longmans, Green and Co 1882 Leather Bound Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
6th edition. Bound in full blue calf, with gilt tooling, dentelles. Prize binding, with gilt Honiton Allhallows School crest on front board. Spine lightened, with minor rubs, and with small loss to the binding at the head of the spine. Short crack to the leather of the front joint at the head of the spine. Binding still firm and strong. Minor rubs to edges. Brown morocco spine title. Endpapers and all edges marbled. Contemporary inscription written on the reverse of the f.e.p. Some light foxing. A handsome copy. pp. xxi, 512. 19cm. 301125 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius, Apuleius, Lucius ; in the translation by William Adlington ; edited with an introduction by F. J. Harvey Darton ; with illustrations and decorations by Philip Hagreen
The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
Apuleius, Lucius ; in the translation by William Adlington ; edited with an introduction by F. J. Harvey Darton ; with illustrations and decorations by Philip Hagreen
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The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age, Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age]
The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age]
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Plutarch's Lives in 6 Volumes [Complete Set], Plutarch ; translated from the Greek, with explanatory and critical notes from Dacier and others, to which is prefixed the life of Plutarch written by Mr Dryden.
Plutarch's Lives in 6 Volumes [Complete Set]
Plutarch ; translated from the Greek, with explanatory and critical notes from Dacier and others, to which is prefixed the life of Plutarch written by Mr Dryden.
210.00 GBP
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The Apology of Socrates [Ancient Greek text], Plato ; edited with a philosophical commentary by Robin Barrow
The Apology of Socrates [Ancient Greek text]
Plato ; edited with a philosophical commentary by Robin Barrow
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The Odyssey of Homer VI and VII [Ancient Greek text], Homer ; Edwards, G. M. (edited with notes and introduction in English and vocabulary)
The Odyssey of Homer VI and VII [Ancient Greek text]
Homer ; Edwards, G. M. (edited with notes and introduction in English and vocabulary)
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Preces Hymni et Catechismus Graece et Latine, Coleto, Ioanne.  [John Colet]
Preces Hymni et Catechismus Graece et Latine
Coleto, Ioanne. [John Colet]
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Charicles, or Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks. With Notes and Excursuses., Translated from the German of Professor Becker by Rev. Frederick Metcalfe
Charicles, or Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks. With Notes and Excursuses.
Translated from the German of Professor Becker by Rev. Frederick Metcalfe
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The Helen of Euripides, Euripides ; a translation by Rex Warner
The Helen of Euripides
Euripides ; a translation by Rex Warner
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