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1 ADDISON, Joseph. Dialogues upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals. Especially in Relation to the Latin and Greek Poets. Volume the Third of Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose.
J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, London. 1746. 
Rebound in blue cloth with cream labels to spine and u.bd. Small 8vo. Volume also includes The Present State of the War; Of the Christian Religion. 328pp + 8pp Tonson and Draper's advertisements + 64pp. of medal illustrations. VG+ 32197 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 ADKINS, A. W. H. Moral Values and Political Behaviour in Ancient Greece. From Homer to the end of the Fifth Century. The Ancient Culture and Society Series.
Chatto and Windus, London 1972 
First edition. DW. xiii, 160pp. Map. Small ownership inscription o/w near fine in sl. worn VG wrapper. 40683 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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3 AESCHYLUS. The Complete Plays. Translated into English Rhyming Verse with Commentaries and Notes by Gilbert Murray.
George Allen & Unwin, London. 1952 
First edition, thus. NO DW. Green cloth, gilt type to spine. Spine sl. sunned. VG+ 70314 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 ANACREON, SAPPHO et al. The Works of Anacreon and Sappho, with Pieces from Ancient Authors; and Occasional Essays; Illustrated by Observations on their Lives and Writings, Explanatory Notes from Established Commentators, and Additional Remarks by the Editor; with the Classic, an Introductory Poem.
J. Ridley, London. 1768 
J. Ridley, London. 1768. First edition. Full tan calf, gilt type to contrasting red title-piece and raised bands with gilt decorations to compartments to spine. Marbled end-papers. xxxii + 288 pages. Boards somewhat rubbed and scratched especially to corners; upper hinge cracked but holding securely; vertical crack to spine, however an attractive and internally very clean copy of this significant first edition. Small ownership inscriptions to free endpaper and top corner of title-page. 72906 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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5 ARISTOTLE. Art of Poetry. A Greek View of Poetry and Drama. With an Introduction and Explanations by W. Hamilton Fyfe.
Oxford University Press, London. 1967 
Reprint. DW. xxxii + 82 pages. DW price-clipped. Edges of boards sl. rubbed and soiled. VG/VG 70311 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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6 ARNOLD, Thomas. History of Rome. Volume I: Early History to the Burning of Rome by the Gauls. Volume II: From the Gaulish Invasion to the First Punic War. Volume III: From the End of the First to the End of the Second Punic War.
London. 1838-50. 
3 vols. Green cloth, gilt to spines, blind decorative frames to bds. From Urmston Grammar School library; faint numbers to spines, labels neatly removed from eps., small stamp to tps. Vol. I thoroughly sunned brown. Extremities knocked and bumped. Internally a very clean set. VG- 32215 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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7 BLACK, Robert. Death No Bane: A New Translation. With Copious Illustrative Notes, Of Cicero's First Tusculan Disputation. By.... Late of Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivingted, London. 1889 
First Edition. Original cream textured boards with cream and red label to spine. Extremities slightly bumped, spine sunned with slight soiling to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown, end papers foxed with a newspaper article tipped onto front end papers o/w this is a lovely copy of very scarce volume. 40394 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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8 BOYD, William. Plato's Republic for Today. Selected and Translated with an Educational Commentary.
Heinemann, London. 1970 
Reprint. DW. Slightly fragile wrapper that is browned to spine and chipped and torn to edges. Internally a Near Fine copy. 62058 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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9 BRENDEL, Otto J. Prolegomena to the Study of Roman Art. Expanded from "Prolegomena to a Book on Roman Art". Foreword by Jerome J. Pollitt.
Yale University Press, New Haven. 1979 
Grey cloth, gilt type to spine and upper board. 207pp. B/w ills. Index. Ex-library, labels to front end-papers and number added to imprint page but clean o/w. VG 49089 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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10 BROWNE, Thomas. A Classical Dictionary for the Use of Schools. Illustrative and Explanatory of the Mythology, History, Geography, Manners, Customs, &c. occurring in the Greek and Roman Authors. The Seventh Edition, with numerous improvements.
Longman, London. 1834 
Pocket edition. Blue cloth, gilt type to spine. 472pp. Text in two columns. Spine sunned and rubbed with wear to ends. Half-centimetre square section has been carefully cut from middle of lower portion of title-page which also has some rub marks. VG- 62244 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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11 CAESAR. Julius. HUNTER, Joannis. C. Julii Caesaris de Bello Gallico et Civili Commentarii. Accedunt Libri de Bello Alexandrino, Africano, et Hispaniensi. E Recensione Francisci Oudendorpii. Cura Joannis Hunter. In Two Volumes.
Joanne Anderson. Edinburgh. 1809 
First edition, thus. 2 volumes. xv, [1]errata, 283; 260pp. incl. index. With tipped in instructions for the placement of plates. 4 folding maps/plans, Ancient Gaul, Bridges Across the Rhine, Ancient Italy and the Seat of the AFrican War. All maps in lovely condition, plate of bridges sl. torn. Rebound in dark tan calf with parts of the original leather from the bds laid down, original e/ps retained. Contrasting lettering pieces. Pages browned and e/ps marked. Generally a very clean and sound set. 30698 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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12 CHURCH, Rev Alfred J. Stories from Homer.
Seeley and Co., London. 1894 
Prize Binding. Full tan calf, gilt tooling, raised bands, contrasting label. Marbled edges. 24 illustrations by Flaxman. Prize bookplate from Kendal School to front endpaper. Slight fading and rubbing to spine. Some staining and fading to gilt on lower board. VG+ 63407 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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13 CHURCH, Rev. A. J. Pictures from Greek Life and Story. With Illustrations.
Hutchinson & Co. London. N.d. (c.1900) 
Reprint. viii, 320pp. Illustrated with plates. Prize binding in full tree calf gilt, school crest of King Alfred's School, Wantage to upper board, sl. rubbing to bottom of lower board, contrasting red lettering piece lacks small portion. Prize presentation plate. Pages browned o/w a clean and sound copy. 48879 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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14 CICERO. Selected Letters with Historical Introductions Notes and Appendices. A New Edition based upon that of Watson revised and annotated by W. W. How. Together with a Critical Introduction by A. C. Clark. Vol. I. Text.
Clarendon Press, Oxford. 1929 
Reprint. DW. Some occ. foxing o/w VG+ in browned wrapper. 39098 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 CICERO. The Verrine Orations II. Loeb Classical Library. Translated by H. G. Greenwood.
William Heinemann, London. 1953 
Reprint. DW. Wrapper quite worn with portions missing. Internally a very clean copy. 39218 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 COLLINS, Clifton W., DONNE, William Bodham, COPLESTONE, Reginald S., DAVIES, Rev. James. Sophocles. Euripides. Aeschylus. Hesiod and Theognis.
William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London. ND, c.1873 
Four volumes in one. Fine binding. Half leather. Gilt tooling to spine, contrasting label, raised bands. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Corners bumped and some wear to extremities. Slight damage to upper hinge. VG 63650 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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17 COWELL, F. R. Cicero and the Roman Republic. With 56 illustrations in photogravure and 15 isotype charts in colour.
Sir Isaac Pitman, London. 1948 
First Edition. DW. A clean copy in wrapper that is chipped to edges with 10cm. tear to upper. VG+/G. 41600 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 DOBSON, Mrs. The Life of Petrarch. Collected from Memoires pour la Vie de Petrarch. In Two Volumes. Seventh Edition. BOUND IN FULL POLISHED CALF.
Vernor, Hood & Sharp et al. London. 1807 
Seventh edition. Small 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 302, [10]pp. index; 291pp. + [10]pp. index. Index to vol. I bound in vol. II and vice versa. 4 copperplates to each volume, 8 in total. Bound in full aquamarine gilt, delightful decorative borders to boards, spines sunned to a greenish tan but also delicately decorated in gilt in a French style. Spines sl. rubbed at extremities. Marbled edges and endpapers. Inner hinge of vol. I cracked o/w a clean and sound set. 62021 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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19 DOREY, T.A. and LYDALL, C.W.F. Livy XXIX
Kenneth Mason, Havant 1968 
First Edition. No DW issued. Blue and cream boards. 161pp. Latin text. Boards foxed and a little grubby. Map loosely inserted. Interior clean and bright. VG+ 68968 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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20 FESTUGIERE, A.J. Epicurus And His Gods. Translated by C.W. Chilton.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford. 1955 
First edition in English. DW. Blue cloth, gilt to spine. 100pp. DW price-clipped. Inscrip. to f.fep. Pencil annotations. VG/VG+ 32235 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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