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Plays of the Greek Dramatists

By: AESCHYLUS, SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES and ARISTOPHANES

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Puritan Publishing Company: [c.1940s-50s]

Stock No.: 82502

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A representative selection from plays by four of the more noted Greek dramatists in an edition possibly produced for a book club. Includes an introduction by Arthur Ziegler. --- In very dark blue cloth-covered boards mostly missing gilt spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A Good only copy, with soiling to cloth and nearly complete loss of spine titling. Interior remains tightly-bound and quite bright, though a few leaves with creases.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ... View more info

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Aristotle's Politics: Complete and Unabridged, in the Jowett Translation (Modern Library #228.1)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1950]

Stock No.: 82953

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


The Greek philosopher's foundational writings on politics and government have guided the peoples of the world for centuries. This Modern Library edition with the complete and unabridged translation from the Greek by Benjamin Jowett, and with an introduction by Max Lerner. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises titles in ML catalog, but total number is mis... View more info

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Greek Literature for the Modern Reader

By: BALDRY, H. C.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1951

Stock No.: 73888

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In this work, the author paints a picture of everyday life in ancient Greece in order to help the modern reader understand the context in which such classicists as Homer or Aristophanes wrote their enduring works. With maps of Greece and the Aegean Sea at endpapers. With snippets of translated sections of various works scattered throughout. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards with spine titling and decorations in gilt. Jacket in lavender with image of seated lyre player t... View more info

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Goldsmith's Roman History, Abridged by Himself for the Use of Schools: Ninth American Edition

By: GOLDSMITH, Oliver

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, Paraclete Potter: 1816

Stock No.: 82447

Condition: Fair


A leatherbound relic from the early 19th century, this history of the Roman Empire was later revised by others. --- In brown leather, with spine titling in gilt. Minimal publication details provided. With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, and rubberstamping to front endpaper, age-toning and some foxing to leaves, chafing to cover edges. Though somewhat battered and soiled, this copy is holding together rather well and remains tightly bound.; 16mo (6 to 7 in... View more info

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The Persian Wars (Modern Library First Edition, ML #255.1)

By: HERODOTUS

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 82829

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1947 (confirmed). The ancient Greek author's account of the Persian Wars is among the earliest historical accounts ever recorded. Herodotus has been called 'The Father of History.' This English language edition, with footnotes, translated by George Rawlinson, and with an introduction by Francis R.B. Godolphin. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jac... View more info

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The History of Early Rome

By: LIVY [Titus Livius Patavinus]

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1972

Stock No.: 82766

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive condensed edition of the ancient Roman historian's famous history of Rome, which originally consisted of 142 separate books. Includes index of principal names at rear of volume. With illustrations by Raffaele Scorzelli and maps of Latium & surrounding area to endpapers. Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt. --- In patterned paper-covered hardcovers backed in rust quarter cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling on maroon blocks and red topstain, and in matchin... View more info

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The Satyricon of Petronius

By: PETRONIUS

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1964

Stock No.: 82513

Condition: Very Good+


A handsome Heritage Press reprint edition in slipcase of the ribald novel attributed to Petronius, a member of the court of Roman Emperor Nero. In the translation of William Burnaby, which has been revised for this edition by Gilbert Bagnani, who also provides an introduction. With illustrations by Antonio Sotomayor. Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. II:34). --- In red cloth-covered boards with Sotomayor drawings on black front and back cover blocks; gilt-stamped sp... View more info