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Classical History, Literature, Archaeology

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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, Aeschylus, translated by Louis MacNeice
1 Aeschylus, translated by Louis MacNeice The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
London Faber & Faber 1972 0571085040 / 9780571085040 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo 
71 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Foxing to edges of text block. Erasure marks to upper edge of first page; Previous owner's name inked to title page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "He so cleverly superimposes conversational rhythms upon his blank verse, that the metaphors rarely get out of hand, and his speeches are always well knit, well controlled." -- The Spectator. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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2 Aesop The Fables of Aesop
New York Books Inc. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xx, 232 pp. Green cloth boards worn and discoloured. Edges of text book foxed. Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Solidly bound. The World's Popular Classics 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Science and the State in Greece and Rome, Africa, Thomas W.
3 Africa, Thomas W. Science and the State in Greece and Rome
New York John Wiley & Sons 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Octavo 
128 pp. Considerable general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including chips, tears, creasing, offsetting. Light wear to edges of blue cloth boards. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally as new. Reference notes, index. "Some of the topics treated are: Pythagoreans in Politics; blasphemy trials at Athens; Aristotle and racism; subsidized research at Alexandria; Hellenistic warfare; court astrologers at Rome." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Cowper, William (transl.) The Odyssey Of Homer
London & New York J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc. 1935 Reprint Hard Cover Good Fair Ex-Library 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
368 pp. Ex-library with unobtrusive markings. Page edges lightly yellowed. Boards with some edgewear. Dustjacket with some chips and wear, protected by library mylar, glued to inside boards. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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5 Dillon, John and Gergel, Tania (translation and introduction) The Greek Sophists
England Penguin 2003 0140436898 / 9780140436891 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
419pp. "Each chapter is based around the work of one character - Gorgias, Prdicus, Proagoras and Antiphon among others - and a linking commentary, a chronological table and a bibliography are provided for each one." Light yellowing to top page edges, wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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6 Freeman, Kathleen The Murder of Herodes and Other Trials from the Athenian Law Courts
London Macdonald & Co. 1946 First Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
vii, 239 pp. Unclipped dustwrapper has general and edgewear including rubbing, chips, tears, creases. Light wear to brown boards. Faint foxing to slightly grubby fore and lower edges of text block. Upper edge tinted blue. A little foxing to decorative endpapers. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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7 Freeman, Kathleen (translator) The Greek Way: An Anthology: translations from verse and Prose
London McDonald & Co. 1947 Hard Cover Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiii, 348 pp. Maroon leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. are slightly bumped and edgeworn, with blacked-out library reference number to spine. Library stamps and paste-down residue to endpapers. Interior clean and tightly bound. Black and white drawings and plates. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Gibbon, Edward. An Abridgement by D. M. Low
8 Gibbon, Edward. An Abridgement by D. M. Low The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
London The Reprint Society 1961 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good Book Club Octavo 
924 pp. Considerable general and edgewear, including small tears, chips, creases, to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing and faint stains to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. (No maps in this edition.) Bibliographical note; chronological list of the Roman emperors; index. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 J. B. Bury, M.A. The Student's Roman Empire: 27 B.C. - 180 A.D.
London John Murray 1904 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Fair 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
viii, 638 pp. "A History of the Roman Empire from its Foundations to the Death of Marcus Aurelius (27 B.C. - 180 A.D.)" Maps, illustrations. Previous owner's inscription to first page of Preface, occasional marginal notation and underlining throughout. Folding map of Eastern Provinces has torn completely along fold, although the loose portion of the map is still present and laid in. Foxing to endpapers. Page edges yellowed. Binding feeling rather fragile. Boards rather worn, with some stains/discolouration. Spine particularly worn, starting to detach from boards towards top edge. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Lloyd, Alan Marathon: The Story of Civilizations on Collision Course
London Souvenir Press 2004 028563688X / 9780285636880 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo 
210 pp. Very light edgewear; internally as new. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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11 McEvedy, Colin The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History
Penguin 1983 0140708324 / 9780140708325 Reprint Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
96 pp. Slight wear to edges, curl and chipping to corners. Very slight sunning to front cover near spine. Interior unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization, McEvedy, Colin. Edited by Douglas S. Oles
12 McEvedy, Colin. Edited by Douglas S. Oles Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization
London Allen Lane 2011 1846144272 / 9781846144271 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Large 0ctavo 
432 pp. Very lght general and edgewear to boards; upper corners a little bumped. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. 120 maps. "Colin McEvedy was a polymath. If you wanted to know something, Google had failed you and the British Library seemed too far away, the obvious move was to ask McEvedy." -- Independent 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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13 N.H.H. Sitwell The World the Romans Knew
London Hamish Hamilton 1984 0241113180 / 9780241113189 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
222pp. B&W illustrations + maps throughout. Includes chronology, notes and bibliography. Describes the Romans' knowledge of the wider world - "Barbarians", Indians, Chinese etc. Internally in excellent condition, some wear to page edges. Boards with minor edgewear, particularly around spine. Dustjacket with minor edgewear, mostly confined to small creases/wrinkles (no tears). 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions, Parsons, Edward Alexander
14 Parsons, Edward Alexander The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions
London Cleaver-Hume Press 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
468 pp. Wear to edges of blue cloth boards. Spine sunned; lettering partially worn away. A little scuffing and discolouration to edges of text block. Very occasional faint foxing throughout. Previous owner's small stickers to front pastedown and pencilled name to front flyleaf. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Colour and black-and-white plates. Two fold-out maps in excellent condition (Ancient Alexandria and Modern Alexandria). Bibliography, index. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: Great Monuments and How They Were Built, Scarre, Chris (ed.)
15 Scarre, Chris (ed.) The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: Great Monuments and How They Were Built
London Thames & Hudson 1999 0500281831 / 9780500281833 First Edition Paperback Very Good Quarto 
304 pp. Slight wear and discolouration to covers and edges. Faint sticker shadow to first page, otherwise internally as new. "Authoritative accounts, containing the latest information, by 16 leading experts. Includes famous sites such as the Pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China, as well as little-known wonders, from the Colossal Buddha of Bamiyan to the Inca temple-fortress of Sacsawaman." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Crime Before Calvary. Herodias, Herod Antipas, and Pontius Pilate: A New Interpretation, Schofield, Guy
16 Schofield, Guy Crime Before Calvary. Herodias, Herod Antipas, and Pontius Pilate: A New Interpretation
London Harrap 1960 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
239 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dj. Corners of red cloth boards a little bumped. Foxing and yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Egyptian Legends and Stories, Seton-Williams, M.V.
17 Seton-Williams, M.V. Egyptian Legends and Stories
London The Rubicon Press 1990 00948695137 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo 
vi, 137 pp. Laminated illustrated boards with light sunning to backstrip. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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18 Sir William Smith, D.C.L., L.L.D. A Smaller History of Rome From the Earliest Times to the Death of Trajan
London John Murray 1898 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
"New and Thoroughly Revised Edition by A.H.J. Greenidge, M.A. - Second Impression - With A Supplementary Chapter on the Empire". 371pp +16pp ads. Several b&w illustrations and plates, and several folding colour maps. Internally mostly in very good+ condition, with only very occasional minor foxing to pages. Page edges are yellowed. Prev. owners' inscriptions to ffep. Front endpapers are slightly torn with some missing portion at gutter, however this does not affect the security of the binding, which is tight. Boards with some light to moderate edgewear, particularly at the spine. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Women of Trachis, Sophocles, Ezra Pound
19 Sophocles, Ezra Pound Women of Trachis
London Faber 1969 Paperback Good 12mo 
72 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. A little abrasion (possibly nibbling) to fore-edge, affecting outer margins of last half-dozen or so pages. Text is bright and clean throughout. Solidly bound. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Ulysses Theme: A Study in the Adaptability of a Traditional Hero, Stanford, W. B.
20 Stanford, W. B. The Ulysses Theme: A Study in the Adaptability of a Traditional Hero
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1968 Second Edition Revised Hard Cover Good Good Ex-Library Octavo 
x, 340 pp. Wear and tear to unclipped dw. upper front corner of blue boards is bumped. Library impedimenta to first and last few pages; library stamps to all edges. Body of text is clean, unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound throughout. "...offers a survey of the whole tradition: eleven chapters on the Greek and Latin sources, three on modern developments and two on some wide mythological implications. This second edition incorporates revisions and additions to the original text, together with new sections on Ulysses in art and in literature." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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