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1 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

7 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

2 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

8 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

3 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

9 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

4 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

10 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

5 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

11 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

6 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

12 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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