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A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature

By: Brock, Sebastian P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baker Hill, Kottayam, India, St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 1997


312 pp. Select bibliography and index at rear. English text. Orange softcover. Book is in fair condition, some wear and small tears along top and bottom of covers. Signed in black pen by previous author on top right corner of title page. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 312 pages View more info

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A Critical Bibliography of the Greek New Testament as Published in America

By: Hall Isaac H. (Hollister) (1837-1896)

Price: $299.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pickwick and Company, 1883

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


82 pp + Monitum. With two facsimile illustrations before the title page. Extremely scarce. Based upon a paper on The Greek New Testament as Published in America, presented to the American Philological Association in 1882, then expanded with information communicated to the author afterwards. The author was the noted Orientalist and linguist, curator of the Metropolitan Museum in New York and famous for his work in Cypriote epigraphy. The author's gift inscription to t... View more info

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

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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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


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

Aeschinis Orationes BOUND WITH Andocidis Orationes

By: Aeschines, Ed. Fridericus Franke. Andocides.Ed. Fredericus Blass

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1879


Aeschinis Orationes: xxviii + 230 pps. Index. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Andocidis Orationes. Published 1880. xx + 124 pps. Index + Addenda. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Green marbled boards are rubbed, marbled paper coming away from board at small spot in rear, blue cloth spine with paper label is sunned and stained but sturdy. Interior end papers have some ghosting of old notes, text clean and unmarked, binding strong. ; 12mo - over 6¾&#34... View more info

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Aeschylus Agamemnon. 3 Volumes. Reprinted with Corrections

By: Aeschylus; Fraenkel, Eduard, Editor

Price: $495.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford Univ Pr, 1974


Revised Ed. xvi,195 pp, 2 plates + viii, 480 pp + v, 481-850 pp. Indexes. The 1974 corrected edition of the 1950 first. Original black cloth with gilt to spines. Covers have just a bit of normal wear. Interior endpapers have dense but neat red pencil notes, text and notes throughout have red pencil underlining and marginalia -- this was obviously used by a dedicated scholar. Priced to reflect this condition but books are still presentable and attractive. Vol. I is th... View more info

Akka, Dwarf of Syracuse

By: Vaughan, Agnes Carr

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York & Toronto, Longmans Green and Co., 1940

Edition: First Edition


viii + 216 pp. Illustrated map end pages. Inscription by Vaughan on the half title to "the children of Presidnet and Mrs. Davis" (possibly Herbert Davis, president of Smith College, since the book is dedicated to that school). Pale orange cloth with Greek warrior on front cover. Corners rubbed, spine tips rubbed, backstrip starting to separate at joints, covers generally bit grubby.. Inside back cover has date stamp and first fly at rear is worn at fore edge, ... 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 Aeneid Commentary of Mixed Type: The Glosses in Mss Harley 4946 and Ambrosianus Giii Inf.

By: British Library;Biblioteca Ambrosiana;Jones, J. Ward;Jones, Julian Ward Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Pontifical Inst of Medieval Studies, 1996

Edition: First Edition


vii + 248 pp. Bibliography, ancient & Medieval Authors Cites; Biblical REferences; Index Nominum et Rerum. Original brilliant red cloth covers with bright gilt are clean and nice, interior crisp and tight. Latin text with English commentary and intro. Includes Commentary on Aeneid 5; Commentary on Aeneid 6; The Manuscripts and This Edition; Latin of Commentary Grammar and Vocabulary; Glossule in Virgilii Aeneidos -- Siglorum Conspectus; Glossule in Librum Quintum & ... View more info

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An Essay on the Original Genius of Homer

By: Wood, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., McGrath Publishing Company, 1973


xv + 342 pp. Frontis plate head of Homer, engravings in the text, two folding plates. A facsimile reprint of the 18th century original. In English with some Latin. Handsome bound in dark khaki linen with black/gilt to the spine. Covers have a little wear, ghost of old sticker, interior clean and nice, printing sharp and clean, plates are lovely. nice copy. A Comparative View of the ancient and Present State of the Troade. Illustrated with Engravings. ; 8vo - over 7&... View more info

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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


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

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