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Image for An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics;  Including the Scriptores De Re Rustica, Greek Romances, and Lexicons and Grammars: to Which is Added a Complete Index Analyticus. Signed by Dibdin

An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics; Including the Scriptores De Re Rustica, Greek Romances, and Lexicons and Grammars: to Which is Added a Complete Index Analyticus. Signed by Dibdin

By: Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, W. Dwyer, Et Al: 1804

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7134

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Lxxiii, 572 pp. Indices, errata. Frontis Matthew 1 in Greek and Latin. Signed by Dibdin on the title page "with the author's respectful Compls. Mar 7, 1805" Handsomely rebound in brown pebbled cloth with gilt to spine, very minor wear. Interior renewed marbled endpapers with bookplate of classicist Goodwin B. Beach. Title page is browned with ghosting of frontis, paper lightly toned, some shelf soil at the top edge especially at the rear, solid binding. A nice co... View more info

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Adversaria. Volumen. I. Adversaria ad Historicos Philosophos Oratores Praeter Demosthenem Spectantia

By: Dobree, Peter Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Bell: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004298

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


ads + xii + 220 pp + ads. Entirely in Latin. cum Praefatione Cuilelmi Wagneri. Original black cloth with typical blind stamped decorative design, corners bit bumped, spine gilt still legible, joint splitting at front, interior paper browning, otherwise clean and unmarked. Dobree was an English classicist and in these two volumes (only one volume included here) are his notes on various classical authors, including Plutarch, Thucydides, Isocrates, etc. ; 8vo - over 7"... View more info

The Theatre of the Greeks A Series of Papers Relating to the History and Criticism of the Greek Drama. Presentation Copy. Signed by Leonhard Schmitz

By: Donaldson, John William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Pitt Press for Cambridge: 1836

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 6166

Condition: Good


Viii, 598 pp. Folding plate, plan of the theatre of Hacchus at Athens at Frontis. In English With prize presentation plate to Thomas Hill Jamieson, from L. Schmitz, Rector, Royal High School of Edinburgh, dated 1864. Prize binding in smooth claf leather with blind double ruling, gilt coat of arms of Edinburgh front and back (Nisi Dominus Frustra) , 5 raised bands to the spine, spine label almost completely chipped away, some gilt decoration in the compartments, spine tip... View more info

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Glossa Ordinaria. Pars 22. In Canticum Canticorum. Corpus Christianorum. Continuatio Mediavalis CLXX

By: Dove, Mary, Editor

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Turnholt, Brepols: 1997

Seller ID: 004525

ISBN: 978250304701

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


454 oo. Indices,bibliography. Frontis plate. In Latin and English, text with facing translation. Original orange cloth covers with gilt are clean, just a hint of shelf wear and slight in-turning of bottom corners. Interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy. The present edition of the Glossa Ordinaria on the Song of Songs is offered as a contribution to the programme Smalley proposed. While it does not pretend to be a full critical edition of the text, since a fully comprehe... View more info

Novum Lexicon Graecum Ex Christiani Tobiae Dammii Lexico Homerico-Pindarico. Vocibus Secundum Ordinem Literarum Dispositis Retractatum

By: Duncanii, Ioannis Morisonii (John Duncan Morison Duncan)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Baumgaertner: 1831

Seller ID: 001953

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xii + 1352 pp. Emendeavit et Auxit Valent. Christ. Frider. Rost. A classic. Library bound in orange , spine gilt bright, remains of old label to front cover. Interior has a number of owner inscriptions on the 2nd fly, spanning 1838-1975. A little foxing and age toning, but sturdy, clean and unmarked. Quite nice. Very heavy.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Theaetetus of Plato. A Translation with an Introduction

By: Dyde, S.W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Glasgow, James Maclehose and Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 004592

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii + 173 pp. Original dark red cloth has generally aged, lightly worn at edges, spine tips faded and rubbed, interior has foxing, occasional light marginalia, some old underlining. Nice ink inscription about the Scotts in the back under the Glasgow 1899 colophon. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, Supplement No. 1. Ovidiana Graeca: Fragments of a Byzantine Version of Ovid's Amatory Works

Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, Supplement No. 1. Ovidiana Graeca: Fragments of a Byzantine Version of Ovid's Amatory Works

By: Ed. P. E. Easterling and E. J. Kenney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Cambridge Philological Society: 1965

Seller ID: 7154

Condition: Good


85 pps. Text in Latin and Greek with an English introduction. Tan paper wraps. Book in good condition, clean with no marks. Exterior in great shape, clean, with one small stain on lower back cover and one faint mark on front cover. No wear or tears.; 8vo View more info

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Poetic and Legal Fiction in the Aristotelian Tradition

By: Eden, Kathy

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, Princeton Univ Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 003923

ISBN: 0691066973

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


ix + 198 pp. Index. Glossy green dj with black and white classical scene is clean, just a bit of shelf wear, bit of edge curling. Interior clean and tight. Nice copy. Includes: Legal Proof and Tragic Recognition - the Aristotelian Grounds of discovery; Aristotle's Defense of fiction; Rhetoric and Psychology - The Aristotelian Foundations of the Poetic Image; Aristotle's Contribution to a Christian Literary Theory; Appendix: Hamlet and the Reaches of Aristotelian Tragedy... View more info

La Rhetorique Du Pouvoir Une Exploration De L'Art Oratoire Deliberatif Grec (English, French, German and Italian Edition)

By: Edwards, Michael; Kremmydas, Christor; rubinstein, lene; Chaniotis, Angelos, et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Geneva, Fondation Hardt: 2016

Seller ID: 9738

ISBN: 2600007628

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


ix, 412 pp, Index, illustrations in colour at rear. Essays in English, French with one in German. Paper dust jacket is cream and grey with very minor shelf wear. Book itself has grey/blue cloth covers which are clean, interior is clean and tight. ; Entretiens Sur L'antiquite Classique De La Fondation Hardt; 412 pages View more info

Greatness and Decline of Planned Economy in the Hellenistic World

By: Einaudi, Luigi

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Berne, A. Francke A.G.: 1950

Seller ID: 004602

Condition: Fair


48 pp. Original manila card covers are generally worn, price sticker scar, chipping and wear at top edges and spine. Interior paper browned and somewhat crisp, top edges starting to break, otherwise clean and unmarked. Still usable but not gorgeous. Priced low to reflect condition. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Empedocles Agrigentinus :  de vita et philosophia eius exposuit, carminum reliquias ex antiquis scriptoribus  2 Volumes

Empedocles Agrigentinus : de vita et philosophia eius exposuit, carminum reliquias ex antiquis scriptoribus 2 Volumes

By: Empedocles; Sturz, Freidrich Wilhelm

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Literis et Sumtibus Goeschenii: 1805

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8658

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


lii, 1-341; 342-703 pp (continuous pagination between the 2 vols). In what appears to be original 3/4 leather with brown marbled boards, red edges. Cracking at all joints, corners and spine tips rubbed, boards threatening but still holding, leather spine coverings crackling and chipped, labels gone. Interior front covers have bookplate of James Alexander Henryson-Caird (1847-1921), whose library was auctioned at Sotheby's in 1922, as well as his signature "J Henryson... View more info

Image for Dictionarium historicum geographicum poeticum . Gentium, hominum, deorum gentilium, locorum, civitatum, aequorum, fluviorum, finuun, portuum, promontoriorum, ac montium, antiqua recentiraque [ ] fabulas intelligendae, etc.

Dictionarium historicum geographicum poeticum . Gentium, hominum, deorum gentilium, locorum, civitatum, aequorum, fluviorum, finuun, portuum, promontoriorum, ac montium, antiqua recentiraque [ ] fabulas intelligendae, etc.

By: Estienne, Charles; Stephanus, Carolus

Price: $255.00

Publisher: Geneva, Jacob Crispin: 1633

Seller ID: 9884

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Pagination is as follows: [8], 1132 col. (i. E 2042) ; Signatures: ) (-4, A-Z8, Aa-ZZ8, Aaa-Sss8. There are numerous errors in numbering of columns; 1999-2004 duplicated, 2005-2042 numbered 1105-1132, as called for in bibliographic references, but the book is complete except for front blank. Full period leather octavo measuring 9 1/4" by 6/1/2". The spine is divided by five raised bands into six compartments. It is in fair to good antiquarian condition; pages and... View more info

Temple University Aegean Symposium 2, 1977.

By: Etancourt, Philip P., Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002118

Condition: Good


33 pages. Illustrated A symposium sponsored by the Dept. of Art History, Temple University, Phil. on March 25, 1977, with the theme "The Aegean Bronze Age: An Interdisciplinary Approach." Dark gold paper covers with brown paper spine are clean, back cover has a bit of damp stain just at the fore-edge, last few pages of text have a little color-bleed from the cover at the damp stain, otherwise clean, unmarked and sturdy.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Temple University Aegean Symposium. 1976

By: Etancourt, Philip P., Editor

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002120

Condition: Good


41 pages. A symposium sponsored by the Dept. of Art History, Temple, U., on Feb. 27, 1976, with the theme "Aegean Art and Archaeology in the Late Bronze Age." Olive green card covers have a small price sticker mark, black cloth spine just a hint of wear at tips. Interior clean and unmarked, old invoice to and notes by archeologist T. Shirer. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Temple University Aegean Symposium 5, 1980

By: Etancourt, Philip P., Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004432

Condition: Good


Friday Feb 29,1980 , with the theme "TMinoan Foreign Relations at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age." Light blue paper covers with brown paper spine are a little grubby, price sticker mark, some sun fading at edges, interior paper a little browned, otherwise clean, unmarked and sturdy.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Hippolytos

By: Euripides, Ed. W.S. Barrett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1964

Seller ID: 003416

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xvi + 453 pps. Indexs + Addenda. Text in Greek, intro and notes in English. Ex-Library, stamped on the backside of title page. Dark blue cloth boards. Light blue dust jacket. Book in good condition, small green marker '#' sign on front fly page. Pink remnant of a library pocket on inside front cover. Exterior in great shape, clean, with minimal wear and no tears. Dust jacket in good shape, laminated. No wear or tears.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Euripides Ion

By: Euripides; Owen, A.S., Ed.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1963

Seller ID: 004694

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


196 pp. In Ancient Greek with extensive English commentary as well as a metrical analysis and an appendix on the names of the tribes. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine has normal wear, few spots and rubs on covers, corners little bumped, spine tips slightly frayed. Interior has owner inscrip in pencil, Greek text has extensive pencil marginalia and notes, otherwise clean. Used but respectable and usable. Euripides was Athens' premier tragic poet, born at Salamis in 4... View more info

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Euripides. Iphigenia in Tauris. Edited with Introduction and Commentary

By: Euripides; Platnauer, M., Editor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1938

Seller ID: 004466

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xix + 186 pp. Text in Greek, introduction and extensive notes in English. Text and critical apparatus of Professor Murray. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine, covers are clean, front cover bit forward, little wear at spine tips, interior end papers oxidized, two owner inscrip, text has an occasional discreet marking, but otherwise clean and nice. A handsome vintage copy. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

The Cults of the Greek States, Vol. I, II, III, IV and V

By: Farnell, Lewis Richard

Price: $399.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7563

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1896-1905, 5 Volumes, complete. First planned as a 3 volume set, then 2 more vols were completed. xx,423; x,425-761, 16; xii, 393; viii, 454, plates, ads; xii, 495 pp, ads. Index in vol. V. Illustrated throughout with many b/w plates. Matching handsome dark green pebbled cloth with blind ruling to the covers, gold filets to the spine with gilt Oxford insignia. All volumes have white library numbers on bottom spine as well as normal library markings. Some rubbing at th... View more info

Die Werke des Albertus Magnus in Ihrer Handschriftlichen Uberlieferung Tiel I Die Echten Werke Codices Manuscripti Operum Alberti Magni Pars I Opera Genuina

By: Fauser SJ, Winifried

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Aschendorff, Monasterii Westfalorum in Aedibus Aschendorff: 1982

Seller ID: 9862

ISBN: 34020399907

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxvi, 483pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Latin and German languages. Book has dark green leather on spine, light green decorative paper on front and back, gold text over faded red labels on spine. Minor wear to head and tail, evidence of removed library sticker on spine, corners bumped, minor marks on back cover, Ex-library with stamps and pocket, otherwise text is clear. With inscription by a medieval scholastic scholar and a bookplate. ; Opera Omnia; Ex-Library; Vol. 1; 8vo ... View more info