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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 AESCHYLUS. Tragedies. GREEK TEXT in a BEAUTIFUL BINDING. An Eton Prize.
1876 
Oxford University Press. Jacob Parker. London. 1876. Small 8vo. 13.5cm x 9cm. Greek text. Handsomely bound by H. Wood in full brown morocco gilt. All edges gilt. Inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Hand written prize inscription dated 1901 for E. Hamilton Johnston, from E. Vaughan, Eton College. Slight signs of wear to boards, upper joint and edges slightly worn otherwise a remarkably clean and sound copy. 77358 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 CATO, Marcus Porcius; and VARRO, Marcus Terentius. Marcus Porcius Cato on Agriculture; Marcus Terenetius Varro on Agriculture. With an English Translation by William Davis Hooper. Revised by Harrison Boyd Ash.
1979 
William Heinemann, London. 1979. Reprint. Hardback with DW. Contents very clean and fresh. Wrapper is price clipped, faded to spine and only very slightly worn at extremities. SCARCE. Loeb Classical Library series. 78680 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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11 CHAMPLIN, Edward. Nero.
2003 
Harvard University Press, Cambridge Massachusetts. 2003. Paperback. 346 pages. 5 b/w ills. and 5 maps. Very clean and sound. 78139 
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12 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 
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13 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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14 DILL, Samuel. Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire. Second Edition Revised. BOUND IN FULL BURGUNDY CALF.
1910 
Macmillan and Co. London. 1910. Second revised edition. Large 8vo. xxviii, 459 pages. Bound in full burgundy calf, gilt by A. H.Crompton with his signature to the rear endpaper. Gilt crest to upper board but no prize plates within. Spine and top 2cm of front cover slightly faded. Light indentation and rubbing to upper board. Marbled edges and endpapers. First gathering is slightly proud though binding is firm and sound. 77438 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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15 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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16 EDMONDS, J.M. The Characters of Theophrastus. Newly Edited and Translated by...
1946 
William Hei bnnemann, London. 1946. New edition. Hardback, no DW. Green cloth, gilt. vii, 365pp. A very good, clean copy. 78727 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 GIBBON, Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Carefully Revised and Corrected Edition with all the notes of the Rev. H.H. Milman, Dean of St Paul's, Monsieur Guizot's notes in vindication of Christianity, the valuable remarks of the German commentator Wenck, the historical notes of the Armenian scholar M. St. Martin, observations from original literature etc etc.
nd (c1896) 
George Routledge and Sons, London. Nd c1896. Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books edition, 2 vols. Bound in half dark maroon morocco, raised bands with gilt type and repeated gilt motif to compartments to spine, marbled boards. Page tops gilt. xxxi + 1056 pages; xx + 1118 pages. Text in two columns. An extremely handsome set with only very slight rubbing to extremities. 77340 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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18 HAMEL, Debra. Trying Neaira. The True Story of a Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece.
Yale University Press, New Haven. 2003 
First edition. DW. 200pp. Maps, b/w ills., index. Nr. Fine 51083 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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19 HARINGTON, Sir John. The School of Salernum.
Augustus M. Kelley, New York. 1970 
Reprint. Blue boards. 216pp. Lettering to spine dulled o/w an unread copy. Near Fine. 65294 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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20 HOLLAND, Tom. Dynasty. The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar.
2015 
Little, Brown, London. 2015. First edition. Hardback with DW. 482 pages. Colour plates. Maps. Index. Sl. shelf-wear to edges of DW but overall very clean and sound. 78837 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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