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The Meditatations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Alice Zimmern

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Walter Scott Ltd:

Seller ID: 002502

Condition: Good


Undated volume in The Scott Library series, translated from the Greek by Jeremy Collier. Gilt top edges with uncut fore-edges. Gilt design to front boards and lettering to spine. Boards somewhat bowed, bumping to spine and corners, some rubbing to edges, spotting to page edges and inscription to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Homer, Readings and Images

By: C Emlyn-Jones, L Hardwick & J Purkis

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Duckworth/The Open University: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003404

ISBN: 0-7156-2438-5

Condition: Good


287pp with index and bibliography illustrated with maps, diagrams and 16 pages of black and white photographs. Sections of the text have been highlighted. Crease to front cover, some marking to page edges and former owner's label inside front cover, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Key to Deigma

By: C F Walters and R S Conway

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1920

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007141

Condition: Fair


Exercises in Green translation. 115pp. Rubbing and creasing to spine and corners, with some loss to head and base of backstrip and front panel becoming detached at top and bottom. Edges age-toned with red stain at top of fore-edges and some page corners creased, otherwise fair reading copy of this scarce volume. View more info

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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, to Which are Added His Lives of the Grammarians, Rhetoricians and Poets

By: C Suetonius Tranquillus

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G Bell & Sons Ltd: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005332

Condition: Good


Bohn's Libraries edition, translated by Alexander Thomson and revised by T Forester. 557pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Some marking to boards and edges, top edges dusty, bumping to spine and corners, fingermarking and penlines to a couple of margins, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Cicero and Rome

By: David Taylor

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Macmillan Education Ltd: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006381

ISBN: 333-14742-1

Condition: Very Good


Account of Cicero's life and career which draws on extensive use of Cicero's own words to describe the world in which he lived and the individuals who shaped the last years of the Roman Republic. 96pp with index, illustrated to the text in black and white. GCSE level text book. Minor rubbing to extremities, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Springs of Greek Wisdom

By: Epicurus, Homer, Plato, Socrates, Sophocles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Herder Book Center: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005789

Condition: Good


Collection of wise sayings from Greek literature, printed with black and red drawings. 5 colour plates. Some rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Catullus Tibullus and Pervigilium Veneris

By: F W Cornish (Translator)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1919

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007330

Condition: Good


The poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus. The Loeb Classical Library. Latin text alongside English translation. 375pp with index. Gilt initials to front board and title to spine. Top edges gilt. From the library of the publisher, Guy Chapman, whose Ex Libris label appears on the front endpaper. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, marking to edges and slightly musty, otherwise good. View more info

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The Twelve Caesars

By: Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, Robert Graves (Trans)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005606

Condition: Good


Revised and illustrated edition. 287pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout with colour and black and white photographs and maps to endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing and fading to corners and edges and minor marking to top page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some marking and edgewear, with nicks to corners, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postge will be requested. View more info

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Ovid in Love

By: Guy Lee (Translator)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007612

ISBN: 071955604X

Condition: Near Fine


Attractive collection of Ovid's love poems, translated from the Latin by Guy Lee and illustrated with colour and line drawings by John Ward. 127pp. Marbled endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor crease at top of flyleaf, otherwise near fine. View more info

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Hippocrates, Vol I

By: Hippocrates, W H S Jones (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1923

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005328

Condition: Good


The LOEB Classical Library. Original text with English translation and notes by W H S Jones. 361pp plus publisher's list to rear. Gilt emblem to front board, gilt lettering and design to spine, top edges gilt. Some bumping to spine and corners, crease to cloth on front board, faint spotting to fore-edges and darkened panels to endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Complete Works of Horace - Translated By Various Hands

By: Horace

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008698

Condition: Good


Everyman's Library No.515. Introduction by Dr John Marshall. 262pp. Gilt shield and lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers and titles pages. Some bumping to spine, corners and edges, marking to boards and page edges, small nick and scoring to lower edge and former owner's name inside front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Quinti Horatii Flacci

By: Horace, Ex Recensione A J Macleane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Deighton, Bell & Co: 1861

Seller ID: 007465

Condition: Good


Latin text. 210pp with unpageinated alternate blank leaves. Gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing to corners, edges sunned and somewhat musty. Extensive notes to blank leaves, additional notations to text and margins, all very neat. From the personal collection of the publisher Guy Chapman, with his ex libris and ownership labels to pastedown and endpaper, with note 'my father's copy at Westminster'. View more info

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The Hundred Best Poems (Lyrical) in the Latin Language

By: J W Mackail (Ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Gowans & Gray Ltd: 1905

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008272

Condition: Fair


Pieces selected solely from ancient or classical Latin. 105pp. Book from the private collection of the publisher Guy Chapman, with his signature to front endpapers. No title to binding. Bumping to spine and corners, colour from buckram has bled into the early pages and margins, top edges soiled and left hinge showing, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

By: James Morwood (Editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 007976

ISBN: 019861005X

Condition: Very Good


Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary with 25,000 words and phrases, 50,000 translations plus information on Roman history with timeline of important dates and sections on poetic metre and medieval Latin. 481pp illustrated with 7 black and white maps. Minimal creasing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Dictionary of Classical Mythology

By: Jenny March

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 008655

ISBN: 030435161X

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive A-Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. 416pp illustrated throughout in black and white. Former owner's stamp inside cover and minimal surface scuffing, otherwise near fine copy with uncreased spine and clean pages. HEAVY BOOK, weighs o ver 1kg so additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace, Translated Into English Verse

By: John Conington

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1865

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007399

Condition: Fair


144pp, illustrated with black and white decoration to chapter heads. Burgundy spine with paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt. Considerable rubbing to spine, corners and edges, tear at top of backstrip, corners bumped and edges browned, otherwise internally clear and unmarked. View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

By: John Roberts (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007962

ISBN: 0192801457

Condition: Near Fine


Major reference work with over 2,500 entries on the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome from 776BC to AD180. 858pp illustrated with 5 black and white maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Virtually new volume, minimal surface wear to near fine unclipped DJ. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st Class/Overseas shipping. 2nd Class UK postage is included in the standard price. View more info

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The Sixteen Satires

By: Juvenal

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002808

Condition: Good


Translated with an introduction and notes by Peter Green, 317pp with index. Page edges slightly browned and marked, four tiny inkspots to margin of p235, some creasing to spine and endpapers somewhat darkened, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Lord Derby (trans)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007410

Condition: Good


Everyman's Library No.453. 440pp plus publisher's list to rear. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted, decorated endpapers, woodcut illustration to title page. Slight bumping to spine, corners and edges, white scuff mark to lower corner of front board, spine faded and some marking to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

By: M C Howatson (Editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 007960

ISBN: 0199548544

Condition: New


Authoritative guide to the classical world and its literary heritage with 3,100 revised and updated entries, topical subjects and six detailed maps. Brand new in shrinkwrap. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st Class/Overseas shipping. 2nd Class UK postage is included in the standard postage price. View more info