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Handy Dictionary of the Latin and English Languages: With an Appendix of Latin, Geographical, Historical, and Mythological Proper Names

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1960

Stock No.: 41004

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A compact translator, with both Latin-English and English-Latin translations. One in publisher's series, "The Handy Foreign Language Dictionaries". NOTE: Typeface is rather small in this item. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in black on spine; wrapped in black, red and white jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy. Jacket with good-sized open tear near head of spine and with splatterings of what looks to be coffee to front c... View more info

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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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The Labors of Hercules (One in a limited edition of 1,950 copies)

By: BASSI, Pietro Andrea di

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1971

Stock No.: 82004

ISBN: 0876360207

Condition: Very Good+


A deluxe, modern edition of a 15th century version of the ancient Greek myth by Pietro Andrea di Bassi. Illustrated with a color facsimile from the original manuscript and additional color images from the original manuscript. Translated, with a preface, by W. Kenneth Thompson. --- In cream paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; grey topstain. Number 98 of a limited edition of 1,950 copies. Volume housed in cream paper-covered slipcase. --- Note: the limi... View more info

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 Volume Modern Library Giant Set, illustrated with etchings of Gian Battista Piranesi)

By: GIBBON, Edward

Price: $47.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1995

Stock No.: 82579

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition in three hefty volumes of this most famous work in the field of world history. Mr. Gibbon clearly and thoroughly details the decline of the Empire of Rome and offers theories as to why it happened. Each volume with a unique map at front and rear; index to set in vol. 3. All three illustrated with etchings of Gian Battista Piranesi. Text edited by J. B. Bury, who provides an introduction; and with Mr. Gibbon's annotations. --- In Toledano ... 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 Great Books: First Year Course (Classical writings, 9 volume softcover set in slipcase)

By: HEMENWAY, Robert (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Great Books Foundation: 1955

Stock No.: 82498

Condition: Very Good+


A nine volume softcover set in slipcase representing the First Year Course of the Great Books series. A wide variety of prominent western writings and thinkers are featured, from the American Declaration of Independence to Aristotle, Machiavelli, Adam Smith, Marx and Engels to Thoreau. Volume 9 is a general Great Books primer. --- Each volume in pink and black wraps; shared slipcase also wrapped in pink and black. --- A very nice set: clean, and bright but with a little ... 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