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Soldiers, Citizens, and the Symbols of War: From Classical Greece to Republican Rome, 500-167 B.C

By: Santosuosso, Antonio

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press: 1997

Seller ID: 003506

ISBN: 081333277x

Condition: Good


x + 277 pp. Illus with figures and maps; glossary, notes, bibliography, index. Cream, yellow and black soft covers with photo of ancient helmet. Covers generally thumbed and worn at corners and edges, bit rubbed at joints. Interior clean and unmarked, corners slightly curled but otherwise good. Decent copy.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Reading Sappho: Contemporary Approaches

By: Sappho; Ellen Greene, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, Univ of California Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003477

ISBN: 0520201957

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


xiii + 303 pp. Bibliography, contributors, index. Smooth dust jacket in warm beige with muse playing a lekythos has a few edges bends, spine a little sunned. Book itself has pencil erasure on first fly, otherwise clean and tight. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Re-Reading Sappho: Reception and Transmission

By: Sappho; Ellen Greene, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, Univ of California Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003478

ISBN: 0520206029

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


xiii + 254 pp Bibliography, contributors, index. Warm beige dust jacket shows a muse observing and a muse sitting and playing the lekythos. DJ has a few edge bends, spine slightly sunned. Book is clean and crisp. Nice copy.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Dialecti Latinae Priscae et Faliscae Exempla Selecta. In Usum Scholarum. Pars I. Inscriptiones

By: Schneider, Engelbertus, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, B.G. Teubner: 1886

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 003578

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi + 168 pp. Entirely in Latin, including notes. Handsome old text with darkgreen cloth spine that is a little rubbed and aged, spine gilt still legible. Black and green marbled boards are rubbed at the edges but covers still functional and attractive. Interior has occasional small pencil marginalia, along with bookplate and signature of G.C.Scoggin including a date of May 1908, Leipzig. Noted classicist and author Gilbert Campbell Scoggin had finished his doctoral work in the US and had gone to Leipzig to work in 1907-1908, before returning home. Nice original copy with a nice association.... View more info

Hermes and Plato

By: Schure, Edouard. Trans. F. Rothwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Rider & Son: 1919

Seller ID: 003396

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


117 pps. Green cloth boards with black lettering. Book in good condition. Exterior spine tips worn, covers a bit worn and rubbed at corners. Paper a little toned with an occasional small pencil mark, else good.; 8vo View more info

Simplicius. Commentaire sur les Categories d'Aristote Taduction de Guillaume de Moerbeke. Edition Critique. Tome I

By: Simplicius; Pattin, A.; Stuyven, W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Louvain, Publications Universitaires: 1971

Seller ID: 9979

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


282 pp. Tome I only, In French, text in Latin. Original light grey card covers. Spine a little browned, bit of shelf wear to covers. Interior is clean and nice, most pages never separated. ; Corpus Latinum Commentariorum in Aristotelem Graecorum; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages View more info

Ancient Greek Female Costume. Illustrated By One Hundred and Twelve Plates and Numerous Smaller Illustrations

By: Smith, J. Moyr, Editor

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1883

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 002681

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


87 pp + 112 pp plates. With explanatory letterpress and descriptive passages from the works of Homer, Hesiod, Herodotus, Aeschylus, Euripides, Aristophanes, Theocritus, Xenophon, Lucian and other Greek authors. Attractive and hard to find in the original editions. Soft orange cloth covers with black illustration of Greek costume and decorative freize, has some light stains, faded, spine tips dusted. Interior black Victorian end papers show some wear, handsome old book plate pasted down, small chip bottom first fly. Book is printed in sepia throughout on creamy paper which is clean and unma... View more info

Bibliotheca Hagiographica Graeca. Editio Altera Emendatoro Accedit Synopsis Metaphrastica

By: Societe des Bollandistes

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Societe Des Bollandistes: 1909

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003872

Condition: Fair


xv + 298 pp. In Latin with some Greek. The expanded 2nd edition, very hard to find. Original cream paper wraps and worn and chipped, spine has been taped with new title laid down, interior browning, some corners and edges chipping a bit, but still quite usable. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Aristotle's System of the Physical World A Comparison with His Predecessors [Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, Volume XXXIII]

By: Solmsen, Friedrich

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9969

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xiv, 468, [ii] pp. Indexes. Dark red cloth covers are rubbed at extremities, front cover has some scratches, white library spine numbers. Interior has normal library marks including pocket, white tape reinforcing rear hinge neatly done, otherwise clean and unmarked. Usable and respectable copy. Looks at the Presocratics and Plato's influence on Aristotle in the realm of physics. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages View more info

Latin Alive: The Survival of Latin in English and the Romance Languages

By: Solodow, Joseph B.

Price: $64.78

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 003390

ISBN: 0521515750

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xii + 356 pps. General index + Index of English Words. 7 maps. Red hard cover. Book in excellent condition, perfectly clean with no marks. Exterior in very good condition, no wear or tear. Slightly worn sticker with ISBN and bar code on rear.; 8vo View more info

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Sophocleae Quaestiones. Praemittuntur Disputationes de Tragoediae Origine et de Tragicorum Graecorum cum Republica Necessitudine

By: Sophocles; August Ludwig Wilhelm Jacob.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Impensis Auctoris.: 1821

Seller ID: 7427

Condition: Good


In original 3/4 leather binding with red leather spine and corners, red marbled paper boards. Plays include Ajax, Electra; Trachiniae (Women of Trachis), Philoctetes, Oedipus Rex, Oediupus in Colonus and Antigone.In good condition. The red leather corners and spine are a little faded and scuffed, red marbled hard paper covers a little faded, interior title page has some foxing, some foxing throughout, a few neat pencil marginalia by an old scholar, otherwise tight and clean.Entirely in Latin, written by Jacob, a classical scholar who also translated Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey into Latin.Very ... View more info

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Sophoclis Tragoediae. Recensuit et Explanavit Eduardus Wunderus. Vol. I. Sect. I. Contineeeens Philoctetam. Editio Quarta, quam Curavit N. Wecklein

By: Sophocles; Wunder, Edward

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Leipzig, B.G. Teubner: 1875

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 004440

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


iv + 160 pp. Text in Greek, all notes, etc. in Latin. Original dark red cloth has blind ruling to covers, gilt to spine. Covers generally worn, top of front cover cracked, corners rubbed, spine tips rubbed, interior end papers browned, two owner inscrips, one of a noted classicist, very occasional light marks throughout, paper bit toned, aged but respectable and usable. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Il Cristianesimo e Roma

By: Sordi, Marta

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bologna, Licinio Cappelli: 1965

Seller ID: 9873

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


512 pp. Indices. Illustrated with plates. Cream dust jacket with red type and black ruling has normal shelfwear, chipping around extremities and starting to separate at flap joints. Cream card covers are clean with some edge wear at the top. Red and black title page has library embossure, very occasional light pencil marginalia, otherwise clean and sturdy. In Italian. ; Storia di Roma; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages View more info

Mantinades: Selected Love Distichs of Crete

By: Spyridakis, Stylianos V.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York, Aristide D. Caratzas: 1997

Seller ID: 003409

ISBN: 0892415770

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Uniform ripling from water damage. 142 pps. Red cloth boards, with gilt lettering, very clean and bright. Interior clean and unmarked, light damp rippling throughout with a bit of foxing at last two pages, otherwise good.; 8vo View more info

Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies. Volume 17 Autumn 1986 Number 3

By: Stanley, Keith, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 004595

Condition: Good


235-329 pp. Original pale card covers with black are lightly worn, bit of crinkling around edges, small price sticker mark, address label mark at rear cover, interior clean and unmarked. Includes:Aetolian Hyantes in Phrynichus,Huxley; Lichas' Lies & Sophoclean Innovation, Halleran; The Herodotean Solon,chiasson; Agesilaus in Diodurs, Westlake; The Eis Barilea of Ps-Aelius Aristides, de Blois; The Crossing of the Danube and the Gothic Conversion, Heather; Eunapius and Jerome, Banchich; When Did Synesius Become Bishop of Ptolemais?, Barnes. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Opera Qjuae Exstant Omnia, Ex Recensione Ier. Iac. Oberlini. Tomus I, II, III, IV and V

By: Tacitus, C. Cornelius & Oberlin, Jeremias Jacob

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Taurini, Pomba Et Fil.: 1820

Seller ID: 002442

Condition: Fair


lxxv + 505 pp, 660 pp, 532 pp, 530 pp + (ii), frontis plate + 658 pp. 1820-1822. Opera Omnia of Tacitus, Collectio Latinorum Scriptorum cum Notis, edited and annotated by Jeremias Jacob Oberlin (1735-1806), librarian and rector of the Gymnasium in Strasburg and a renowned philologist. An impressive complete set. Soft covers show normal signs of wear, Vol. I has tape reinforcing at spine, book block is splitting. Book block of Vol. 5 is also split. Otherwise, volumes have general wear and some foxing, clean and unmarked. Hard to find set. Heavy and will require additional postage for in... View more info

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Sibylline Oracles Translated from the Greek Into English Blank Verse

By: Terry, Milton S. (translation)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Eaton & Mains: 1899

Seller ID: 6610

Condition: Fair


292 pp. Index at rear. English text. Grey cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior and exterior marks. Pocket inside rear cover. Rough cut pages. Book is in fair condition. Wear along edges and base of spine. Tear on top of page 9/10.; Ex-Library View more info

Themistii Libri Paraphraseos & Pseudo-Themistii [Sophoniae] In Posteriora Aristotelis; in Physica; in Libros De Anima; in De Memoria Et Reminiscentia; in De Somno Et Vigilia; in De Insomniis; in De Divinatione Per Somnium

By: Themistius; Pseudo-Themistius; Barbaro, Ermolao, editor

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Minerva: 1978

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 10049

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A facsimile of the 1499 Venice edition, including original title page. X, [ii] pp, 114 ff. Introduction by Charles Lohr is in German, else Latin. Library bound in red cloth with gilt to spine, some signs of previous library stickers. Interior has a bookplate and owner inscript, normal library marks including removed pocket scar, otherwise clean and unmarked. Uncommon. ; Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca. Versiones Latinae; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Sententiae Graecolatinae Theognidis Megarensis Sententiae Graecolatinae certis titulis quos margo numerato exhibet distinctae: Cum inidce duplici uno dictionum et Phrasium...

By: Theognis of Megara; Camerarius, Joachim; Seber, Wolfgang; Scholia

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Thomas Schurer: 1603

Seller ID: 9177

Condition: Good


8 ff, 97 pp, 43 ff, 7 ff, 137 pp, 9 ff. In what appears to be original pigskin stamped with elaborate designs and borders with initials in the borders. Initials in the border look like CSM and the date is 1612 (probably when CSM had it bound). 5 raised bands to the spine. Text in Latin and Greek (1st work); Greek (2nd work). Pigskin is age darkened with some scuffing and skinning to the joints and spine, skin starting to separate at bottom joints, some rubbing to spine tips. Interior paper is quite browned (common with this edition). Old owner name and address on first blank, title page has ... View more info

The History of the Peloponnesian War, Vol II

By: Thucydides, Ed. Thomas Arnold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, John Henry Parker; Whittaker and Co.: 1841

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003412

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Rebound. viii + 324 pps. 5 maps, including two really nice fold outs. Text in Greek, intro and notes in English. Brown hardened cloth boards. Book in good condition, very clean with no marks. Exterior in good shape, no wear, marks, or scratches.; 8vo View more info