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A Historical Commentary on Thucydides: The Ten Years War Volume II, Books II-III

By: Gomme, A.W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1956

Edition: First Edition


xi + 436 pps. 7 maps. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering, some wear and rubbing, hinges rubbed and starting to separate but still holding, spine tips bit worn. Interior title page has short tear at bottom edge, text pages little toned otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but still respectable and very usable.; 8vo View more info

A History of Contraception: From Antiquity to the Present Day

By: McLaren, Angus

Price: $27.08

Publisher: Somerset, New Jersey, Basil Blackwell, 1990


viii + 275 pp. Index. Cream and green dust jacket has old price sticker to front, bit of shelf wear and soil. Book is clean and tight, few pages have very slight storage dog ear, otherwise very nice.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A History of Egypt Under the Ptolemaic Dynasty

By: Bevan, Edwyn Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Company, [1927]

Edition: First Edition


xxi, 409 pp Corrections & additions, index. Heavily illustrated with text cuts and figures throughout. This is Bevans first edition, no date but 1927. Dark blue original cloth with blindstamped Ptolemaic design on front cover, gilt to spine, white spine numbers, interior has normal library marks including pocket, otherwise clean and unmarked. Hard to find in an original edition. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 409 pages View more info

Achaemenid History X Histoire de l'empire perse de Cyrus a Alexandre

By: Briant, Pierre; Briant, Pierre (Ed.); Kuhrt, Amelie (Ed.); Root, Margaret C.; Sancisi-Weerdenburg (Ed.); Wisenhofer, Josef (Ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leiden, Nederlands Instituut voor het nabije oosten, 1996


1247pp. French language, illustrations, bibliography, index. Books have grey paper softcovers with blue text on front cover and spine. Covers have slight wear, tears on outer hinge of volume 1, corners slightly bent, slight marks on textblock. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Vol. 1 & 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1247 pages View more info

Acta Congressus Madvigiani Hafniae MDMLIV. Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Classical Studies. Vol. I. General Part

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Ejnar Munksgaard, 1958


445 pp. Plates, maps and figures. Primarily in English, but also includes some French, Italian, German, etc. Original green paper wraps with ancient column has some general wear, chipping at edges, spine sunned. Interior pages are mostly uncut, very slight damp staining to the top edge of the last few pages, otherwise unmarked.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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American Journal of Archaeology. Volume 77, No. 3 July 1973

By: Stillwell, Richard, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Archaeological Institute of America, 1973


261-364 pp + 64 plates. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, figures, etc. Tan card covers are a bit sunned, bottom front corner has a short tear and crease, interior clean and unmarked. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Ammiani Marcellini rerum gestarum capita selecta. Edidit Ioannes Baptista Pighi (Bibliotheca neocomensis scriptorum titulorumque latinorum in usum academicum. no. 2.

By: Marcellinus, Ammianus; Pighi, Ioannes aptista, Editor

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Neuchatel, Editions du Griffon, 1948


xxx + 71 pp + Index. Entirely in Latin. Original brown paper wraps are aged, old glue at fore-edges and spine for strengthening, corners bumps, spine backstrip mostly , interior old owner inscript,paper bit browned, edges a littled curled and thumbed but otherwise clean. Bit fragile but hanging together and usable. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Ammianus on Warfare: An Investigation into Ammianus' Military Knowledge

By: Austin, N. J. E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Latomus, 1979

Edition: First Edition


1st Thus. 171 pp. Select bibliography. In English with very occasional Latin. Cream card covers with b/w engraving of Ammianus has some general wear, old scholarly notes. Interior has occasional and persistent scholarly notes in pencil throughout -- some pages none, others with quite a few -- the reader obviously was challenging Austin's thesis, which attempts to establish Ammianus in the front rank of ancient military historians by demonstrating that he possesses an... View more info

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An Account of the Sarcophagus of Seti I. King of Egypt. B. C. 1370

By: Budge. E. A. Wallis

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Sir John Soame's Museum, 1908


128 pp. Very scarce work. Brown boards with image of John Soames on front cover. Book is in fair condition. Significant wear along edges and on spine. Covers faded. Several makrs on covers including black marker on front. Interior has significant spotting on front fly pages and some throughout. Blue pen on front fly page. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover and on front fly page. View more info

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An Aeneid Commentary of Mixed Type The Glosses in MSS Harley 4946 and Ambrosianus G111 Inf.

By: Jones, Julian Ward Jr.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1996


+ (8) 248 pages, contains index, Latin and English languages, red cloth covers with gold lettering, minor wear to corners, head and tail, ex-library with usual markings including pocket, otherwise pages clear and unmarked; Studies and Texts; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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An Ancient Egyptian Book of Hours (Pap. Brit. Mus. 10569)

By: Faulkner, Raymond O.

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Griffith Institute at the University Press, 1958

Edition: 1st Thus


xi + 41 pp + 60 plates. Frontis plate showing Papyrus 10569 Cols 14-16. Original dark oxblood cloth covers with black are clean, just a hint of wear at spine tips and board corners, back board very slightly bowed out. Interior front and last blank have some foxing, otherwise clean and fresh. First published as an article, this is the first appearance in stand-alone book form. An explanatory introduction , an English translation of the papyrus, a commentary, indexes and t... View more info

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Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy A Beginners Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs. Heerma Van Voss Bookplate

By: Fischer, Henry George.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1988

Edition: Third Edition


Xiii, 68 pp. Sources and supplementary references. Erratum at contents page. Dark blue cloth with gilt is clean, minor age to covers. Interior has bookplate of M. S. H. G. Matthieu Heerma Van Voss, (1923-2015) , noted Dutch Egyptologist and professor who specialized in the Book of the Dead. Otherwise interior is clean and fresh. Nice copy with interesting provenance. ; 12.10 X 8.60 X 0.70 inches; 68 pages; With bookplate of M. S. H. G. Matthieu Heerma Van Voss, (1923-201... 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


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... View more info

Aristotle's History of Athenian Democracy

By: Day, James & Chambers, Mortimer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California, 1962


xiii + 221 pps. Indexes. Buff card covers are age darkened at corners, crossed out ink inscription and old price sticker mark. Interior has ownership stamp and another crossed out ink inscription, otherwise clean.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Aristotles's Categories and Porphyry

By: Evangeliou

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1988


xii, 215pp + 5 unnumbered pages. English and Greek languages, bibliography, indices. Book has grey paper softcover with white and black text on covers and spine. Creases on spine and outer hinges, very slight marks on covers. Slight marginalia throughout. ; Philosophia Antiqua; Vol. 68; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages View more info