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Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.M. Maclellan Book Company:

Seller ID: 1679595


Front hinge repaired, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 239 pp. A biography of Alexander the Great, detailing his life from birth, through various military campaigns, to his decline and death. During his life he conquered vast amounts of territory, and his name has become synonymous with military strategy. He was also tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle in his youth. View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info

The Deification of Abstract Ideas in Roman Literature and Inscriptions

By: Axtell, Harold L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher: 1987

Seller ID: 1501234


1987 Hard Cover. 100 pp. Reprint of the 1907 edition. CONTENTS: THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS INDIVIDUAL CULTS: State-Cults: Of the Republican Period, Of the Empire; Abstracts Popularly But Not Officially Worshipped; Occasional and Individual Deifications; Doubtful Examples; THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS A CLASS: Their Origin; The Deified Abstracts in Literature: Literature of the Republic; Literature of the Early Empire; Literature of the First and Second Centuries A.D.; Literatu... View more info

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Greek Civilization, in Three Volumes: From the Iliad to the Parthenon; From the Antigone to Socrates; From Euripides to Alexandria

By: Bonnard, Andre; Sells, A. Lytton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2151052


1962 printing (3rd printing of vol. 1, 2nd printings of 2 & 3). Includes publisher's slipcase. Two 1 inch tears to vol. 1 jacket, jacket spines toned, slipcase lightly rubbed & toned. Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. Complete in three volumes. 199; 248; 288 pp. 8vo. An extensive history of ancient Greece by one of Europe's foremost Hellenists, written for a general reading audience and described by Professor J.A.K. Thomson as 'a brilliant piece of work - the best popular intr... View more info

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The Greek Experience

By: Bowra, C.M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1957

Seller ID: 1293925


Pages lightly toned, edge wear. 1957 Mass Market Paperback. CONTENTS: The Unity of the Greeks; The Heroic Outlook; The Gods; City and Individual; The Good Man and the Good Life; Myth and Symbol; Imagination and Reality; The Plastic Vision; The Place of Reason; Epilogue. View more info

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The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes

By: Bulfinch, Thomas; Fitts, Dudley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261281


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:23 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xix, 230 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. One of the most enduring works on the subject of mythology, examining numerous myths and providing historical context and analysis. Introductory essay by Dudley Fitts, illustrations by Joe Mugnaini. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Mass... View more info

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Catulli Carmina I-XI

By: Catallus

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Longman: 1983

Seller ID: 1539536


Edges rubbed. 1983 Soft Cover. 76 pp. This workbook contains the Latin text and study material for the first eleven poems from the collected works of Catullus. These provide an ideal exercise in the reading and literary study of Latin poetry. View more info

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Canterbury Tales, in Contemporary Verse

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Nicolson, J.U.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265096


1981 Hard Cover. 634 pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Translated into contemporary verse by J.U. Nicolson, illustrated with woodcuts by William Caxton. View more info

Image for Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

By: Clarke, H.; [Corderus / Cordier, Mathurin]; [Aesop]; [Erasmus]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Benjamin Franklin Bache.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2045502


First edition. Rebound in new leather, with new endpapers. Two gatherings proud at fore-edge but holding firmly, minimal tears along edges and loss from marginal corners of a few pages, ink name (Charles Thompson) appears on title page, on blank following Aesop's fables (dated 1802), and twice on final page of text. An unscrupulous individual at some point in the past excised the bottom margin of the title page in such a way that 'Benjamin Franklin' remains visible, but ... View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Coastal Demes of Attika: A Study of the Policy of Kleisthenes (Phoenix Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, Supplementary Volume V [5])

By: Eliot, C.W.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2022006


First edition. Jacket spine toned, jacket edges lightly rubbed with minimal loss from corners. 1962 Hard Cover. 181 pp. 8vo. From the jacket: The way in which the demes and trittyes of Attika were grouped for the formation of the Kleisthenic tribes is an important historical problem. The ten coastal demes lying between Athens and Sounion constituted the three coastal trittyes for three of the Athenian tribes, and in concentrating his study on these coastal demes Professo... View more info

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Lucius Annaeus Florus. Cui subjungitur Lucii Ampelii Liber Memorialis

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus [Florus, Publius Annius]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Londini: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts.: 1715

Seller ID: 2135233


Minor loss from spine head & foot, ink name on front flyleaf. 1715 Full-Leather. [viii], 141, [2] pp. Full calf, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, marbled endpapers. Latin text. A work of history by a contemporary of Hadrian. View more info

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The Complete Greek Tragedies, in Four Volumes: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides (2 Vols.)

By: Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond; Benardete, Seth G.; Fitzgerald, Robert; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Moore, John; Jameson, Michael; Warner, Rex; Gladstone, Ralph; Arrowsmith, William; Bynner, Witter; Nims, John Frederick; Willetts, Ronald Frederick; Jones, Fra

Price: $110.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2260972


Lacks slipcase. Spine of first volume a bit soiled, otherwise excellent - bindings tight, pages clean and unmarked. 1959 Hard Cover. viii, 350, [1]; vi, 459, [1]; x, 660, [1]; vi, 615, [1] pp. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors, together with scholarly introductions and line numbers in margins. Includes: Oresteia (Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides); The Suppliant Maidens; The Persians; Seven against Thebes; Prometheus Bound; O... View more info

Latin Literature of the Empire 2 of 2: Poetry (Morris and Morgan's Latin Series)

By: Gudeman, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1899

Seller ID: 1306361


Some spotting on page ridges, boards rubbed, bookplate & ink note inside front cover, light staining on cover edges. 1899 Hard Cover. 499 pp. CONTENTS: PSEUDO-VERGILIANA: Culez' Copa; Moretum; Lydia; Aetna excerpts; MANILIUS: Astronomica excepts; PHAEDRUS: Fabulae excerpts; SENECA: Tragoediae: Hercules Furens excerpts; Troades excerpts; Medea excerpts; Phaedra excerpts; Agamemnon excerpts; Thyestes excerpts; PERSIUS: Satirae excerpts; LUCANUS: Pharsalia excerpts; CALPURN... View more info

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Latin Literature in Translation

By: Guinagh, Kevin; Dorjahn, Alfred P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 2197652


5th printing. Light edge wear. 1942 Hard Cover. 822 pp. 8vo. A collection of Latin literature containing works by Plautus, Terence, Cato, Lucretius, Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Sallust and Vergil. A fold out map describes the locations where the works were written. View more info

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Approaches to Medieval Romance (Yale French Studies No. 51)

By: Haidu, Peter (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 1527480


Wrappers rubbed & toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. 252 pp. A scholarly examination of medieval romance, part of Yale's series studying French literature. CONTENTS: Status of the Text - The Nature of Romance - W.T.H. Jackson; The Author in the Text: The Prologues of Chretien de Troyes - Marie-Louise Ollier; Texts and Other Series - Home and Rome, A Device in Epic and Romance: Le Couronnement de Louis and Ile et Galeron - Jean Batany; Tristan, the Myth of the State and the Lan... View more info

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Herodotus. A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr. With a Geographical and General Index. (Harper's Classical Library)

By: Herodotus; Cary, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1847

Seller ID: 2259849


No jacket, page ridges faintly foxed, no publisher date (preface dated 1847), pages 606-607 (MEL-PAM) and 610-611 (PROS-TEG) of Index blank. vi, 613 pp. Includes fold-out map to illustrate the travels of Herodotus. CONTENTS: Book I: Clio; Book II: Eurterpe; Book III: Thalia; Book IV: Melpomene; Book V: Terpsichore; Book VI: Erato; Book VII: Polymnia; Book VIII: Urania; Book IX: Calliope. Herodotus (/h??r?d?t?s/; Ancient Greek: ????????, Hêródotos, Attic Greek pronuncia... View more info

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Hesiod: The Works of Days; Theogony; The Shield of Herakles [Hercules]

By: Hesiod; Lattimore, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press: 1970

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2263257


6th printing. Pencil underlining on a few pages, otherwise an excellent copy. 1970 Hard Cover. 241 pp. 8vo. Three works of poetry by the early Greek philosopher and theologian, translated with an introduction, genealogical tables, and glossary by Richard Lattimore. Illustrations by Richard Wilt. Includes: The Works of Days; Theogony; The Shield of Herakles. View more info

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The Odyssey of Homer, with the Hymns, Epigrams, and Battle of the Frogs and Mice, Literally Translated with Explanatory Notes (Harper's New Classical Library Series)

By: Homer; Buckley, Theodore Alois (Translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1888

Seller ID: 1535621


Hinges repaired, pencil notes on endpapers and a few text pages, wear to corners. 1888 Hard Cover. xxx, 432 pp. 7 1/2 x 5. Original embossed black cloth, gilt titles. Translated with preface and explanatory notes by Theodore Alois Buckley, B.A., of Christ Church. Part of Harper's New Classical Library series. Also includes: an essay attributed to Herodotus entitled The Life of Homer; The Battle of the Frogs and Mice (with preface); Hymns & Epigrams, both addressed to god... View more info

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The Iliad, in Contemporary Verse

By: Homer; Fitzgerald, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265092


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 664 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated into contemporary verse by Robert Fitzgerald, with illustrations by W.T. Mars. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer Books I-VI [1-6], with an Introduction and Notes [with] Vocabulary to the First Six Books of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer; Keep, Robert P.; Thurber, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon / Norwood Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2266443


Some ink and pencil marks in text and margins, front free endpaper removed. 1883 Hard Cover. xlii, 322, 159, [3] pp. 8vo. This edition a fold-out frontispiece facsimile of a page from Codex Venetus, the original Greek text of the first six books of Homer's Iliad, and an introduction and notes by Robert P. Keep. Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer's timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling... View more info

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The Iliad (Barnes and Noble Classics)

By: Homer; King, Bruce M.; Rees, Ennis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes and Noble Classics: 2005

Seller ID: 2263235


A fine copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. xl, 516 pp. The epic song of Ilion (an old name for Troy), The Iliad recreates a few dramatic weeks near the end of the fabled Trojan War, ending with the funeral of Hector, defender of the doomed city. Through its majestic verses stride the fabled heroes Priam, Hector, Paris, and Aeneas for Troy; Achilles, Ajax, Menelaus, Agamemnon, Patroclus, and Odysseus for the Greeks; and the beautiful Helen, over whom the longstanding war has been... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Homer; Pope, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261474


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 6Kx laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. xxviii, [4], 478 pp. 8vo. Classical illustrations by John Flaxman. Translated into English verse, with an introduction, by Alexander Pope. Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer's timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Homer; Pope, Alexander; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205667


1979 Full-Leather. xxx, 478 pp. Tall 8vo. Full black leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, yellow ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Color frontispiece and classical illustrations by John Flaxman. Translated into English verse, with an introduction, by Alexander Pope. Also includes publisher's preface, and a note on the translation by Carl Van Doren. View more info

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The Odyssey (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Homer; Squillace, Robert (Introduction and Notes); Palmer, George Herbert (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2003

Seller ID: 2263234


Pages very faintly toned. 2003 Trade Paperback. xxxix, 339 pp. The Odyssey, by Homer, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars. Biographies of the authors. ... View more info

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Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle [CLSC] Course, 1892-93, Complete Seven [7] Volume Set: Grecian History: An Outline Sketch; Callias: A Tale of the Fall of Athens; The United States and Foreign Powers; Greek Architecture and Greek Sculpture, with Many Illustrations; Classic Greek Course in English; Manual of Christian Evidences

By: Joy, James Richard; Church, Alfred J.; Curtis, William Eleroy; Smith, T. Roger; Redford, George; Goodyear, William H. (Introduction); Wilkinson, William Cleaver; Fisher, George Parker

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flood and Vincent / The Chautauqua Century Press: 1892

Seller ID: 2201040


Owner bookplate on front board of each volume. 1892 Hard Cover. Complete in seven hardcover volumes. Original red cloth, gilt titles. The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC), founded in 1878 by Bishop Vincent, is America's oldest continuously operating book club. It was founded to promote self-learning and study, particularly among those unable to attend higher institutions of learning. Six to nine books are added to the reading list each year, with authors ... View more info

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The History of Rome: The Twentieth to the Thirtieth Books Inclusive, Literally Translated, with Explanatory Notes. in Two Volumes.

By: Livius [Patavinus], Titus [Livy]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D.A. Talboys and J. Vincent.: 1828

Seller ID: 2101550


Spines repaired with minimal loss from spine feet and joints. Volume II: rear board broken away from hinge. 1828 Hard Cover. 360; 342, [2] pp. Brown cloth, paper spine labels. 8vo. An English translation of a portion of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City). The full work encompassed the history of Rome from the earliest legends through the reign of Augustus. This portion of the work focuses mainly on the Punic Wars, which pitted the Romans... View more info

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Daphnis and Chloe

By: Longus; Collins, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Imprint Society: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2204168


Limited edition, #813 of 1950 copies. Hand-numbered in black ink and signed by illustrator in pencil on limitation page. Boards slightly bowed, light stain to marginal corner of frontispiece (does not affect image). 1972 Hard Cover. 152 pp. 8vo. Designed and produced in Switzerland by Max Caflisch, printed on Zerkall laid paper. Includes seventeen aquatints created by Felix Hoffmann specially for this edition. Translated from the original Greek by Christopher Collins. Th... View more info